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White Privelege

It's My Privilege

Bill Treasurer | Posted 08.31.2015 | Impact
Bill Treasurer

Our merit has been enhanced ... with positive white biases and negative black ones. Goodness, first and foremost, starts with honesty. Getting honest about white privilege is a great place for good people to start.

Let's Not Lose Our Pride Momentum

Rahsaan Chisolm | Posted 06.29.2015 | Gay Voices
Rahsaan Chisolm

While I do think the media is fully guilty of diversionary tactics quite often, I don't feel that's the case in all the media attention going to the SCOTUS marriage equality decision. We all have valid reason to celebrate the codification of something that should have been a universally given right ages ago.

Anti-Racism and Feminism: Can They Co-Exist?

K. Sujata | Posted 04.11.2015 | Chicago
K. Sujata

Anti-racism and feminism: Can they co-exist? For Chicago Foundation for Women that question is not an intellectual exercise. We have to answer the question with a resounding "yes" or surely we fail at our mission to lift up all women where we find them.

How White People Should Write About Ferguson

Julie Mannell | Posted 10.22.2014 | Impact
Julie Mannell

Perhaps instead we should consciously endeavor to support the discourse about the experiences of people of color in 2014 written by actual people of color.

Insights From a Month in Mississippi

Stephen R. Haynes | Posted 10.09.2014 | Politics
Stephen R. Haynes

In Mississippi ,at least, the civil rights movement was not primarily about desegregating schools or removing separate waiting rooms, water fountains and other symbols of racial apartheid. Its fundamental thrust was registering and organizing voters to dismantle a system of white supremacy upheld by state-sponsored terrorism.

Why Your Gardener's Kid Will Never Go to Harvard, and Why Your Kid Will

Michael Levin | Posted 05.01.2013 | Books
Michael Levin

It's not your genetics or even your IQ that determines your future, says Charles Murray. It's your zip code.

Constructive Conversations on Race, Class, Gender, Sexuality and the -isms of Our Day

Bruce Reyes-Chow | Posted 05.21.2012 | Politics
Bruce Reyes-Chow

Over the past week the airwaves have been filled with reporting, commentary and rants about the Florida shooting. This has again made clear that issues of race are not only bubbling under the surface of our societal discourse, but they are spilling over into our politics.