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White Supremacy

Georgia GOPer: Ending Confederate Holidays Is What ISIS Would Do

The Huffington Post | Zach Carter | Posted 01.29.2016 | Politics

Georgia State Rep. Tommy Benton (R) thinks efforts to end state holidays celebrating the Confederacy are on par with terrorist acts committed by the ...

It's Awards Season, Where Are the People of Color, Where Is the Syncretism?

Tonya Pinkins | Posted 01.25.2016 | Arts
Tonya Pinkins

My personal experience working in theater, film and television is that evolution and integration are happening, are ongoing. I experienced this on a greater level this past year in film and television than in theater.

Hillary Clinton Isn't Only Against Reparations, She Accepted Money From Prison Lobbyists

H. A. Goodman | Posted 01.22.2016 | Politics
H. A. Goodman

Hillary Clinton, not Bernie Sanders, should be singled out as furthering white supremacy and privilege. Someone needs to define white supremacy, if indeed accepting money from prison lobbyists isn't an egregious example of privilege and supremacy.

I Don't Hate White People: I Hate Whiteness and White Supremacy

Roberto Montoya, M.A. | Posted 01.19.2016 | Latino Voices
Roberto Montoya, M.A.

I recently published a blog post about my experiences with racism on my campus as I complete my PhD in Educational Studies and Research. As a result, I received numerous emails regarding my post

The Revenant Is Ultimately the Same Old White Savior Stuff for Native People

Gyasi Ross | Posted 01.18.2016 | Entertainment
Gyasi Ross

NOTE: This review contains spoilers -- both of the movie and also for those tender hearts who think that Leonardo DiCaprio is somehow doing something progressive for Native people.

White Supremacists Campaign For Trump: 'We Don't Need Muslims'

Reuters | Kelly Chen | Posted 01.11.2016 | Politics

WASHINGTON/NEW YORK (Reuters) - A white supremacist group said it has placed thousands of automated phone calls in Iowa urging voters to back billion...

The Invasive Species-Eastern Oregon and Right Wing Fever

Matthew Ebert | Posted 01.08.2016 | Politics
Matthew Ebert

Militia groups have been active in the Northwest for decades. What they want is an overthrow of federal authority and a return to old-school traditional family values.

White Supremacy As 2016's Urgent Faith Challenge

Rev. Dr. Susan Brooks Thistlethwaite | Posted 01.01.2016 | Religion
Rev. Dr. Susan Brooks Thistlethwaite

Something Wicked This Way Comes is not only a sinister 1962 fantasy novel by Ray Bradbury, it is also descriptive of the malevolent and growing power of white supremacy in the United States.

Obama and the Issue of Race

Rev. Dr. Susan K. Smith | Posted 12.31.2015 | Black Voices
Rev. Dr. Susan K. Smith

When Obama was elected, people said we were a "post racial" society. That was a foolhardy sentiment from the beginning. Just because some white people voted for a black man was not an indication that racial hatred and bigotry were gone.

2015 Year in Review: What We Can Learn From Prejudice in an Era of Globalization

Jeff Singh | Posted 12.31.2015 | Politics
Jeff Singh

The world is becoming more and more globalized with multiple cultures crossing paths like never before. That trend is not going anywhere, it is on the rise. How we relate with each other and how we raise each other in this globalized world is the question

Violence and Becoming the Myth We Perpetuate

Rev. Dr. Randy S. Woodley | Posted 12.14.2015 | Religion
Rev. Dr. Randy S. Woodley

A new national narrative is needed. A narrative that admits the past national evil and lauds past national good.

White Supremacists Are Capitalizing On Trump To Expand Their Movement

Politico | Mehreen Kasana | Posted 12.10.2015 | Politics

The Ku Klux Klan is using Donald Trump as a talking point in its outreach efforts. Stormfront, the most prominent American white supremacist website,...

To Be Black Is To Never, Ever Feel Safe

The Huffington Post | Lilly Workneh | Posted 11.25.2015 | Black Voices

Gunshots tore through a predominantly black crowd that was gathered in Minneapolis Monday night to demand justice for the death of 24-y...

I Hate Fundamentalism

Ian Reifowitz | Posted 11.23.2015 | World
Ian Reifowitz

Fundamentalism is an idea so extreme that its adherents will do anything to see it succeed. Anything. Fundamentalism is an idea that cancels out any competing concerns, any other values or commitments. To a fundamentalist, the end justifies the means, no matter what.

White Banker's Son Threatens to Shoot School Kids and Jews, Gets 'Get Outta Jail Free' Card

Jonathan Hutson | Posted 11.16.2015 | Politics
Jonathan Hutson

David Lenio of Kalispell, Montana, who is awaiting trial for threatening to shoot school kids and religious leaders, is active on Twitter again despite a court order that released him without bail into the custody of his investment banker father in Grand Rapids, Michigan, on condition that he stay off social media.

Detroit, Revitalization, and the Obliteration of History

Eli Day | Posted 11.11.2015 | Detroit
Eli Day

There's a revivalist lullaby being sung about Detroit--one that croons of a city lifting itself up and vanquishing the ghosts of its tortured history simply by looking past them.

White Nationalists Gather On Halloween To Discuss How Oppressed They Are

The Huffington Post | Samantha Lachman | Posted 11.02.2015 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- The 150-plus white men who gathered on Halloween to discuss their shared European heritage and identity insisted they don’t think...

The Church's Role in Keeping White Supremacy Alive

Rev. Dr. Susan K. Smith | Posted 10.27.2015 | Religion
Rev. Dr. Susan K. Smith

The religious sanction of white supremacy is as much a part of the American ethos as is our very Constitution; it has seeped over and throughout everything in this nation from the beginning of time.

Why I'm Absolutely An Angry Black Woman

Dominique Matti | Posted 10.27.2015 | Black Voices
Dominique Matti

Because I am not seen as a woman. Because they don't care about my pain. Because they don't believe in my pain. Because they forgive themselves without atoning. Because I'm not free. Because I want more. Because I deserve better.

Domestic Hate Groups Online A 'Real Threat,' DOJ Warns

The Huffington Post | Ryan J. Reilly | Posted 10.15.2015 | Politics

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Two Gods, One Black, One White

Rev. Dr. Susan K. Smith | Posted 09.21.2015 | Religion
Rev. Dr. Susan K. Smith

I have long been troubled by the way white and black people interpret the same Bible. There is one Bible, one God, one Jesus... and yet, white and black people interpret that book in entirely different ways.

All Threats Matter: The Selective Prosecution of Violent Speech

Torraine Walker | Posted 09.09.2015 | Black Voices
Torraine Walker

The efforts of Black Lives Matter protesters have forced a long overdue conversation about entrenched brutality and racism in American policing. It seems like opponents are using a handful of unfortunately worded expressions of black anger to avoid -- or destroy -- the discussion.

About That Racist Email Your Grandmother Got...

Vanessa Carmichael | Posted 09.01.2015 | Black Voices
Vanessa Carmichael

Perhaps black people will focus exclusively on eradicating black-on-black crime when white people focus exclusively on eradicating white supremacy. Until then, black folks will continue to focus on both issues, and make changing the policies and practices that contribute to crime in the black community a priority.

White Supremacist Convicted Of Murdering 3 At Jewish Centers

AP | Andy Campbell | Posted 08.31.2015 | Crime

OLATHE, Kan. (AP) -- The man who admitted killing three people at two suburban Kansas City Jewish sites was convicted of murder and other charges Mon...

Above the Keyboard Warriors' Din

Richard J. Rosendall | Posted 02.02.2016 | Queer Voices
Richard J. Rosendall

Let us look at a few examples of activists and artists rising above the din of the keyboard warriors to propose useful reforms or tell their stories in ways that help us see differently.