race politics

Finding some levity in these serious times is Outspeaker Brian Calvert, founder of The Canada Party, a welcome newcomer in the age-old contest between Democrats and the GOP.
Black and brown people are not so much strangers in a strange land, you see. Far worse, we are strangers in our own homeland.
The mayor of Ferguson, Missouri says there's no racial split in his community and nearly all residents would agree with him, despite protesters and police clashing there for more than a week over the death of Michael Brown, an unarmed black teenager fatally shot by a white police officer.
The image of black masculinity as criminal and terrifying, remarkably uniform across video games and news media, led to me questioning and resenting my own blackness.
At its core, racial profiling is about racism and stereotypes and assuming the worst of people based on a biased perception of reality that is then projected and multiplied, affecting and endangering everyone of that same race, ethnicity, nationality or religion.
A half century after the civil rights movement, blacks and whites in the South seemingly have come to terms about living together in a halfway house of racialized politics. A new race game has taken hold as the region develops a biracial politics despite its lingering legacy of racism.
Here is the image passed along of the Romney crowd in the ad: And yet, Westen isn't the only Democrat to cry foul; another
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The last re-authorization of the Elementary and Secondary Education Act (called No Child Left Behind) was an attempt to close these gaps, but the status quo protects bad schools and bad teachers.
Part of what I always suspect comes out of articles like this, is the affirmation from some that a browner America should also mean minorities can finally stop complaining about inequalities.
Rush promised to take his case to the Congressional Black Caucus, and he said he intended to lobby Senators as well -- including
The historic 2008 presidential election is over and the main casualty is the Republican Party.
We should not be thinking of exclusivity when it comes to affirmative action! Obama could bring this conversation to a new level.2008-08-08-obamapull.jpg
After an ABC/Washington Post survey created a thoroughly bunk way of measuring how racist white American voters actually are, many of the poll's conclusions are completely useless.
This offensive German headline is a warning to us here in the US. The bigots will exploit every slimy racist undercurrent in a desperate effort to keep Obama out of the White House.