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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.

The End Of Hillary Clinton's 2008 Campaign

Chris Weigant | Posted 04.27.2016 | Politics
Chris Weigant

Hillary Clinton worked for party unity, but only after a very hard-fought and contentious primary season. I offer these reminders up, because now she finds herself in the opposite role. And it seems like everyone's memory has gone fuzzy when recalling the final two months of the 2008 race.

Why You Can't Call a White American the Real American

Cassandra Le | Posted 04.11.2016 | Travel
Cassandra Le

My thoughts have been very influenced about what I identify myself as. When people ask me where I'm from, I usually respond with the United States. I then internally brace myself for the following question: "No, where are you really from?"

Middle-Aged White Americans Are Dying More Than They Should Be

The Huffington Post | Nick Visser | Posted 11.03.2015 | Healthy Living

Middle-aged white Americans are dying at increasing rates and half a million people are dead who should not be, according to a new report published in...

Story Reversed: Whites Joining, Not Attacking, Black Churches

David Tereshchuk | Posted 07.09.2016 | Media
David Tereshchuk

For all the impressive and powerfully moving expressions of multiracial solidarity that came in response to June 17th, it is still hard to avoid deep dismay.

The Republicans' Southern Strategy Still Works. Here's How Liberals Can Counter It

Ian Reifowitz | Posted 07.30.2014 | Politics
Ian Reifowitz

If Republicans benefit from dividing us by race and increasing white resentment, then we have to do whatever we can to build stronger and better relations across racial lines, in particular between whites and non-whites.

White Americans and 'White Consciousness'

Glen Browder | Posted 06.07.2014 | Politics
Glen Browder

Racism has proven to be a continuing and confounding reality in the story of America. Efforts such as this study help us realize that there is still much to learn and "fix" in American democracy.

Django Wasn't the First, But Tarantino Needs to Be the Last

Ernest Owens | Posted 01.03.2013 | Black Voices
Ernest Owens

I will give Spike Lee his props. I will give John Singleton his respect. But directors such as Tyler Perry and many others who continue to profit from such slander and stereotype of the black population should be held responsible for such backlash that comes from Django.

American Head Size Is Changing; Scientists Unsure Why

The Huffington Post | Posted 03.19.2013 | Science

Did the 20th century make us big-headed? Maybe so, since forensic anthropologists at the University of Tennessee in Knoxville found that white America...

Pretending Not to Notice Race

Sam Sommers | Posted 08.13.2011 | Politics
Sam Sommers

Have you ever had a conversation like the fictional one above, in which the person you're talking to (or maybe you yourself) hesitated before using race to describe someone? Or maybe avoided mentioning race altogether?

Frank Rich: In Defense Of White Americans

New York Times | Frank Rich | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

IT seems like a century ago now, but it was only in 2005 that a National Journal poll of Beltway insiders predicted that George Allen, then a popular ...

Why Do We White People Dislike Michelle Obama?

Cenk Uygur | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Cenk Uygur

Only 24% of white Americans have a favorable view of Michelle Obama. How could she be less popular than the most unpopular president in US history? I have an answer: racism.