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RACISM IN AMERICA
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How Black Farmers Are Trying To End Centuries Of Racism In America's Food System
Prejudice, violence, and poverty have pushed black farmers off their land. A growing movement is calling for reparations.
Barack Obama Shares His Recommended Reading For Black History Month
Obama’s book suggestions include “The Fire Next Time” by James Baldwin.
The Russians Meddled In Our Democracy, But They Had All-American Help
Putin capitalized on American racism, on the GOP’s willingness to shred democratic norms and on Trump's all-American greed.
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'BlacKkKlansman' Gives Law Enforcement More Credit Than It Deserves
The light-hearted portrayal of the police in the film is dangerous messaging at a time like this.
Santa Fe Store Clerk Calls Officers On Man Because He's 'Arrogant' And 'Black'
“I understood that racism in America never truly died,” the man said of the experience.
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D.L. Hughley Turned A Fox News Segment Into A Biting Satire About Racism
In "How Not to Get Shot; And Other Advice From White People," the comedian uses his viral debate with Megyn Kelly as a launchpad for a discussion about racism in America.
Poor People’s Campaign
Sens. Warren, Sanders Hear Directly From America's Poor At U.S. Capitol
Lawmakers held a hearing to listen to participants in the Poor People’s Campaign.
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To Fight Racial Inequality We Need To Rethink Our Economy
Piecemeal measures won't work.
We Need More Oscar Hopefuls Like ‘Get Out,’ Not Another ‘Mudbound’
Journalist, blogger and author, ‘Is It True What They Say Abou...
Jordan Peele's film conveyed the true experience of blackness in the U.S.
GQ Covers Colin Kaepernick
Kaep is reclaiming his protest as GQ’s “Citizen of the Year.”
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NYC’s Dancing Ban Is Finally Lifting
After 91 years, New Yorkers can finally dance in bars.
NAACP Warns Of Racism On American Airlines
The United States’ oldest civil rights group says flying American Airlines is risky for black travelers.
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49 Years Ago, These Black Olympians Paved The Way For Kaepernick's NFL Protest
At the 1968 Olympic games, Tommie Smith and John Carlos raised their fists to protest racism in the United States. Nearly fifty years later, their example still resonates across the NFL.
ESPN's Jemele Hill Suspended For Response To Cowboy Owner's Free Speech Threats
ESPN has suspended SportsCenter host Jemele Hill following tweets suggesting the most effective way to protest the Dallas Cowboys is via advertisers. Dallas Cowboys owner Jerry Jones recently announced he would bench any player that “disrespected” the American flag.
Trauma & Recovery In Charlottesville
In the wake of white supremacist attacks in Charlottesville, Virginia, Mayor Michael Signer faces the task of uniting his city to overcome the trauma.
American Racism: Charlottesville Provides Another Example Of The Never-ending 'Here We Go Again'
Center for Community Change Action
Social justice organization
For as long as millions of whites choose to let their voices remain muted, silence remains complicity.
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Why The Status Quo Is More Frightening Than American Nazis
Comedian. Author. Idiot.
Racism in America is nothing new. American Nazis have existed since the end of World War II. The popularity of the KKK ebbs
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White People Are The Ones Who Made America This Way -- It's Our Job To Undo It
James Michael Nichols
We are beyond the point where silence is an acceptable response to hate.
To Not Address The American Virus Of Racism Would Be The Greatest Charlottesville Tragedy Of All
Brooke M. Feldman, MSW
Social justice activist
The greatest tragedy of all regarding Charlottesville will be if the masses fail to recognize that those who showed up to
Why The Rich Need Racism: Prejudice As Social Control
Husband, father, teacher, education advocate
Why do white people need racism? The short version would be this: because it’s useful.
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Trump, A Symptom Of What?
Professor Emeritus of Religious Studies, University of Colorad...
A radical message from a half-century ago.
Government Assistance Helped The Women Of My Family Escape Poverty, One Generation At A Time
Professor, University of Pennsylvania
Yet people rarely get angry or call me a leach on society.
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