James Alex Fields Jr., who slammed his car into a crowd of anti-racism protestors during a white nationalist rally in Virginia, has been sentenced to life in prison.
Dayton officials said the white supremacists were significantly outnumbered by counterprotesters who sang hymns and carried anti-racist signs.
Larchmont, New York, held an anti-racism event over the weekend. The Proud Boys founder was noticeably absent.
Racist “Unite The Right” demonstrators in Washington, D.C. were vastly outnumbered by counterprotesters. But they still got the red carpet treatment from law enforcement.
These recommendations are offered (again) with love, not one ounce of blame, gratitude for anyone making even the tiniest effort to affect positive change, and hope for a better understanding in the not-so-distant future.
Dear fellow white people, let's have an honest talk about why we say "All Lives Matter." First of all, notice that no one was saying "All Lives Matter" before people started saying "Black Lives Matter." Apparently, something about the statement "Black Lives Matter" makes us uncomfortable. Why is that?
There is a line between political views with which we can politely disagree, and dangerous, offensive rhetoric which we must stand up to challenge. Donald Trump has crossed this line many times during his candidacy.
Am I too weak to feel uncomfortable with someone else’s truth?
The movement for ethnic studies, diversity hiring, and increased funding for campus cultural centers is not a zero-sum game in which people of color win and white people lose. Quite the contrary: we all win, not only in experiencing a truly transformative education, but in claiming our fullest humanity.
Recently, with the overwhelming response of Parisians hugging a Muslim man standing in the Place de Republique with a sign
If there is no potential for non-white membership, do we still have to talk about race? I hate to say it but the answer is still yes. You do. And here are some reasons why.
Just like anything that resides in our unconscious, our biases can rear their misinformed heads and lead us to say or do some pretty stinky stuff sometimes. When we do, here's a list of suggestions that might help to process that lousy feeling, grow through it, take responsibility for ourselves, and become less likely to act out our biases in the future.
Reddit doesn't get it. Steve Huffman apparently thinks that the humanity of black people is an open question, and that the debate over what to do with us should be happening on his website.
This fight is about justice, truth, and humanity. Racism or white supremacy is really not that complicated to understand. Much of it is just uncomfortable truths made out to be complicated by racially fragile and defensive white folks.
When I first heard they forgave him, I flinched. Why should they have to do that? So quickly? My visceral response gave way to self-examination. Maybe the family members of those who died at Mother Emanuel are better Christians than I am, with a deeper faith.
But underlying this heritage of slavery, and obscuring it, is the denial of racism in Tunisia. “Nobody ever talks about it
To further promote better relations between Muslims and non-Muslims as well as people of different skin colors, it is imperative that media outlets highlight Muhammad's anti-racist ethos. Rather than being a divisive figure, Muhammad is an inspiration for those working to rid the world of the evil of racism.