All Articles on Racism

Let’s vote. Let’s recognize and reckon with our dark history. (Photo: ATTA KENARE/AFP/Getty Images) Views
This Land Is Our Land: Trump's America, and Our America
The Trumpian tragedy is doubly tragic because it makes so much sense. We can decide that Trump is an anomaly. But, in fact, Trump looks and acts a lot like America.
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 We can start a nuclear war in five minutes, faster than we can order a pizza. (Photo: Pixabay/geralt/cc) Views
The Parallel Universe of Peace
Those who are committed to peace and global equality are forced to work for it in a world that is seriously prejudiced in favor of war.
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In short, Trump has left African Americans in the deepest hole with the shortest rope. (Photo: Shutterstock) Views
Black Americans Won’t Fall for Trump’s Big Con
Comparing Trump to presidents who actually made things better is to fall into his trap. Trump hasn’t done things for African Americans, he has done things to them.
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'He Needed Social Supports, Not Bullets': Mass Protests Engulf Philly Streets for Second Straight Night Over Police Killing of Walter Wallace
"This killing must be thoroughly investigated, and the officers responsible for Wallace's death must be held accountable for their actions."
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To anyone who is listening in elected office anywhere in America: I hope you have a plan for a peaceful transition of power, since the “law-and-order” president is, of course, anything but that when it comes to sustaining our democracy, rather than his presidency. (Photo by John Rudoff/Anadolu Agency via Getty Images) Views
A Well-Armed and Unpatriotic Far Right
How the war came home, big time.
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Jared Kushner and his wife Ivanka Trump at a 2015 New York gala. (Photo: Larry Busacca/Getty Images) News
Jared Kushner Eviscerated as 'Face of White Privilege and Nepotism' After Mocking Racial Justice Protesters
President Donald Trump's son-in-law—some of whose wealth comes from being what one user called "the highest-ranking slumlord in the country"—also implied that Black people do not want to succeed.
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Money needs to move not just out of incarceration and into care, but into the hands of those people and communities whom our current system has harmed most. (Photo: Robyn Beck / AFP - Getty Images) Views
The US Spends More Than $80 Billion a Year Incarcerating 2.3 Million People
There’s never been a better time to reconsider the entire system.
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Grand Juror in Breonna Taylor Case Speaks Out, Accusing AG Cameron of Misrepresenting Proceedings
A judge ruled that grand jury records regarding the Taylor case should be released so the public can determine whether "publicly elected officials are being honest."
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What should be clear from this review is that discriminatory policies that unfairly target Arabs or Muslims didn’t begin with Donald Trump and will not automatically end with a change in the White House. (Photo: Sue Ogrocki / AP) Views
Policies Targeting Arabs and Muslims Didn’t Just Start With Donald Trump
Regardless which party is in the White House, these onerous policies must finally be challenged and defeated.
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The president encourages white supremacist groups and rationalizes right-wing terrorism when it is carried out against peaceful, legitimate protests of police brutality. (Photo: Stringer/Anadolu Agency via Getty Images) Views
Judge Trump’s Worthiness by Either Past or Future
If the next four years besiege the country as did the last four, our problems will be immeasurably worse, for they will only fester, mutate, magnify, and multiply.
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