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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.

New Immigration Estimate Suggests White Majority To Hold For Longer

AP | HOPE YEN | Posted 07.15.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON — Without increased immigration, whites would lose their U.S. majority in 2046, three years beyond official projections, and the nati...

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.