Rachel Feinstein: Many white boys and men were encouraged to engage in sexual violence against enslaved black women through social norms and parental guidance.
Dahlia Ferlito: Instead of shunning and extracting humans from our spaces, what would it look like to keep people in?
David A. Love: Sports history is replete with men who have shown rage on the court, and not only avoided punishment but received accolades. The antics, outbursts and temper tantrums of John McEnroe, Andre Agassi and Jimmy Connors are just a few examples. And male tennis players, such as James Blake, have admitted to saying worse than Williams did – without suffering penalties.”
saw a Facebook video last night with someone calling Colin Kaepernick a cop-hater which suggests to me that we need to review a bit of history beginning with the Pledge of Allegiance, because it establishes the bedrock ideology for our culturally expected behavior, with regard to anthems, icons and symbols. The early European settlers who […]
Larry Aubry: Blacks and other racially defined minorities are no longer subject to legal segregation, but they have not been relieved of the burdens of discrimination, even by laws supposedly intended to do so.
Irene Monroe: If a tape of Trump using the N-word appears, a tape that former White House staffer Omarosa Manigault Newman says exists, will the GOP have a cutoff point? What stance will the Republican Party take?
Carl Matthes: Adapted from Black Klansman Stallworth’s memoir, the film was conceived by Jordan Peele, the comedian turned director of last year’s Academy Award nominated film “Get Out.” Peele sought out famed director Spike Lee to direct and re-write the film.
Dahlia Ferlito: You are now a martyr for anti-racist white people in America — for those of us who work to co-create an America free of racist violence; where the ideals of justice and equality enshrined in the constitution and espoused by politicians on all sides are actualized for all who reside here.
Sharon Kyle: The vision is to equip the Civilian Oversight Commission with the power to subpoena records and to compel the testimony of deputies and their superiors accused of wrongdoing—hence the initiative.
Sharon Kyle: While it is true that the United States no longer imposes overt state-sanctioned apartheid, the truth is it doesn’t have to. Its socially sanctioned apartheid systems are just as effective.
Rev. Irene Monroe: The confusion illustrates what happens when an epithet like the n-word, once hurled at African-Americans in this country and banned from polite conversation, now has a broad-based cultural acceptance in our society.
Sharon Kyle: Former slave Frederic Douglass writes that the single greatest fear harbored by every slave was being separated from their children or having their children taken from them, destined for the auction block.
he federal Countering Violent Extremism (CVE) program was initiated in 2011. According to the Department of Homeland Security, the grant program was launched to “provide state, local and tribal partners and community groups—religious groups, mental health and social service providers, educators and other NGOs—with the ability to build prevention programs that address the root causes […]