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Frantz Fanon

Race Matters in the Classroom

Deepak Sarma | Posted 12.15.2014 | Religion
Deepak Sarma

I am successful when my students and conversation partners begin enclosing and confining these colonial categories in quotation marks, recognizing their construction and significance, historicizing them, disrupting them, and depriving them of their power.

Ferguson and America's Hatred of Democracy

Heather Gautney | Posted 10.22.2014 | Politics
Heather Gautney

Ferguson was not just an event in which police overreacted to heated demonstrations; it's a symptom of a generalized hatred of democracy in this country -- the hatred of the truly bold idea that politics should be the work of everyday people and that power should not be concentrated in the hands of a few.

What the Media Misses: 'The Barbarians Are at the Gates'

Danny Schechter | Posted 08.26.2014 | Media
Danny Schechter

So writes Patrick Cockburn, the veteran Middle East correspondent for the Independent in London. A fierce critic of the US-British War on Iraq, he is ...

I Have Been to the Mountain Top

Danny Schechter | Posted 01.22.2014 | Entertainment
Danny Schechter

New York, New York: Mountaintops offer dynamic vistas and symbolize not only physical heights but inspiring points of prominence. On the night before...

Murdoch and Fox Portray Black Men as Terrorists on 24

Ronald B. Robinson | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Ronald B. Robinson

The first two Presidents on 24 were Black men. The first was assassinated and the second was responsible for allowing nuclear bombs into the country, causing mass destruction.

Haiti: Act of Nature or Act of Man?

Alan Singer | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York
Alan Singer

This is not a good time to assign responsibility for what happened and is happening in Haiti. People are too upset. But there is never a good time to assign responsibility.