2014-12-16 – A few days ago, I narrowly escaped an argument on affirmative action in education. It was a close call.
The truth is, I wasn’t really prepared for that argument. 736 more words
When it comes to racial inequality, both Brazil and the US have lots of catching up to do. In this guest post, Celeste Kaufman compares North and South America's respective approaches.
White privilege absolutely exists and it absolutely affects all races of American society. It isn’t until you think about it that you realize it. Obliviousness to the concept causes it to go unnoticed, but acceptance of it helps you understand and adapt to it, no matter which race you are. 528 more words
“You are not entitled to your opinion. You are entitled to your informed opinion. No one is entitled to be ignorant.”
― Harlan Ellison
I think that most of us can agree on Affirmative Action is a necessary part of our society, even though it sometimes can have negative connotations, it’s a form of positive discrimination..yeah I know it’s a tricky thing.333 more words
I literally stumbled upon this video today and there are no words to express how kick a$$ it is. Actually I lied, there are words and I’m about to use them to discuss the racial themes so beautifully and accurately covered in the 3 minute and 52 second video. 452 more words