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Trump Is Not The Solution To Your Anger

Carla Seaquist | Posted 11.08.2016 | Politics
Carla Seaquist

You are angry about jobs going overseas and leaving you with a low-paying, no-benefits job in the service industry. You are angry about your community being hollowed out because of those lost jobs and shuttered factories.

4 Striking Facts That Reveal How Black And White People View Police

The Huffington Post | Lilly Workneh | Posted 10.03.2016 | Black Voices

A new study released Thursday reveals some striking facts on how differently black and white people evaluate police performance in America. The resul...

Why Should We Believe You? The Inner Workings Of White America

Dave Stieber | Posted 09.23.2016 | Politics
Dave Stieber

I discussed the term emotional trigger with my students today before having a discussion on police brutality. I shared with them that every autumn, es...

Every Time You Say "All Lives Matter" You Are Being an Accidental Racist

Jesse Damiani | Posted 07.15.2016 | Politics
Jesse Damiani

You can totally stop being an ignorant racist right now. This instant. You don't even have to lift a finger. All you have to do is learn. I've said it before and I'll say it again: it is never a bad thing to learn.

Here's What We Want White America To Know About Race

The Huffington Post | Lilly Workneh | Posted 12.30.2015 | Black Voices

2015 was a year not unlike many others when it comes to race in America. In a lot of ways, it felt as though the worlds of white and black America cou...

A Cop Killed A White Teen And The #AllLivesMatter Crowd Said Nothing

The Huffington Post | Nick Wing | Posted 08.05.2015 | Politics

On the evening of July 26, Zachary Hammond pulled into the parking lot of a Hardee's in Seneca, South Carolina. Seated next to him was a young woman w...

Endangered Species: Sam, Cecil, and American Sympathy

Torraine Walker | Posted 08.03.2016 | Black Voices
Torraine Walker

Political action is being taken to preserve the lives and punish the killers of African lions one month after Cecil's death while nothing is in place to preserve the lives of African-Americans after nearly five centuries of countless Black lives have been taken in far more brutal ways.

America in Black and White

Aaron Caleb Bardo | Posted 08.03.2016 | Media
Aaron Caleb Bardo

The process of change begins with us and ends with us. Through social media and grassroots movement we can unite our colors as we did on June 26, 2015. We can inspire American Dreams for generations to come before the riots begin, before the violence turns viral.

How Can White Americans Be Free?

Salon | Kartina Richardson | Posted 10.03.2014 | Black Voices

It’s clear that we as Black and Brown Americans, are still recovering from the racist indoctrinations of the past 500 years. Though laughable it sou...

The Real Reasons Many White People Can't Empathize With Ferguson, Racial Disparities, or Black Suffering

H. A. Goodman | Posted 10.27.2014 | Politics
H. A. Goodman

f I put myself completely in the shoes of Trayvon Martin or Michael Brown, or even a black man denied the opportunity to board a taxi cab, I must accept the reality that my world and my America isn't their world and their America.

On Leadership: Sunburned Black Folks

John Hope Bryant | Posted 07.07.2013 | Black Voices
John Hope Bryant

This just makes me smile, because it completely neutralizes the backwards theory of and around this crazy thing called race and racism. While in the...

Springsteen, Eminem and "The Huxtable Effect"

Craig Werner | Posted 07.08.2012 | College
Craig Werner

A child of the 1980s who's openly critical of the cultural trends he identifies, author David Sirota describes the Huxtable Effect as the source of "two of the most deceptive arguments" supporting the idea that race can be "transcended."

The Roman Spectacle of Charlie Sheen and the Gladiator Within Us

Carol Smaldino | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Carol Smaldino

As we watch uprisings in other parts of the world, we don't recognize that it takes popular participation to stop the bullying. Instead, we fix our own addictions by visiting the modern Coliseum of TV or Twitter to see who said what.

What!? Racism Still in America?

Jim Wallis | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Jim Wallis

I see racial sub-texts in the intensity of the attacks on Obama -- not in the disagreements per se, but in the viciousness of the rhetoric.

When You're Wright, You're Right

Linda Hansen | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Linda Hansen

The Wright/Obama story has been utterly mangled. It's a human story and a tragic one. Two decent men doing good work are being used against each other in a game of political one-upsmanship.