You are angry about jobs going overseas and leaving you with a low-paying, no-benefits job in the service industry. You are angry about your community being hollowed out because of those lost jobs and shuttered factories.
America's assessment of the police falls heavily along racial lines.
Racism exists because me and every other white person allows it to.
You can totally stop being an ignorant racist right now. This instant. You don't even have to lift a finger. All you have to do is learn. I've said it before and I'll say it again: it is never a bad thing to learn.
In 2016, let's please do better.
His name was Zachary Hammond.
Political action is being taken to preserve the lives and punish the killers of African lions one month after Cecil's death while nothing is in place to preserve the lives of African-Americans after nearly five centuries of countless Black lives have been taken in far more brutal ways.
The process of change begins with us and ends with us. Through social media and grassroots movement we can unite our colors as we did on June 26, 2015. We can inspire American Dreams for generations to come before the riots begin, before the violence turns viral.
It’s clear that we as Black and Brown Americans, are still recovering from the racist indoctrinations of the past 500 years
The Real Reasons Many White People Can't Empathize With Ferguson, Racial Disparities, or Black Suffering
f I put myself completely in the shoes of Trayvon Martin or Michael Brown, or even a black man denied the opportunity to board a taxi cab, I must accept the reality that my world and my America isn't their world and their America.