“I Didn’t Even Know You People Existed”

Northeastern Race Relations

Robert Polner: Sokol’s larger point centers on the irony that some of the Northeast’s most significant breakthroughs in racial relations have only sought to obscure the racial partitions and disparities across the region.

Framing Black Queer Resistance

Black Queer Resistance

Sikivu Hutchinson: Black Lives Matter Los Angeles has a particular frame around the value of all black lives mattering; showing that black trans lives matter, black women’s lives matter, black disabled lives matter and black immigrant lives matter.

Justice on Parade

joan williams rose queen

Justin Chapman: Nearly six decades after being snubbed by the city for being black, Miss Crown City 1958 is finally riding in the Rose Parade

How Humanists Can Be #BlackLivesMatter Allies

Humanists Black Lives Matter

Sincere T. Kirabo: #BlackLivesMatter is more than a hashtag – it’s a movement. I don’t think it’s right to put it on par with the African American Civil Rights Movement of yesteryear, but there are obvious similarities.

A Tale of Two Christmases

Millions March

Tina Dupuy: Now we have a legally immune, self-policing, occupying army with a widely acknowledged racial bias loose in our cities. And your personal experience with them is largely based on your income level, age and race.