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Our Post Racial Society: An Update

When President Obama was first elected in 2008, many pundits were quick to proclaim that we had become a “post racial” society, that racism was “of the past.” 12 more words

Politics

California Bill Banning Confederate Flag Merchandise Heads To Gov. Brown's Desk

SACRAMENTO (CBS SF) — Gift shops in California may soon have to get rid of some extra inventory if Gov. Jerry Brown signs a bill that would ban the state from displaying or selling merchandise with the Confederate flag. 165 more words

News

WHY POCLAD SUPPORTS THE MOVE TO AMEND COMMITMENT TO AN ANTI-OPPRESSION ORGANIZING FRAMEWORK

POCLAD was formed over 20 years ago with the premise that transnational corporate CEO’s did not merely exercise power, but that they had become de facto rulers. 1,282 more words

Why Does America Blame Immigrants For Disease?

For years, it has been the immigrant group of the moment. We have ostracized immigrants we see as a threat, even blaming them for health epidemics, and despite all of the progress we like to think we have made, it continues. 687 more words

Racism

Education Reform Groups, What Their Purpose Should (and should not) Be

BATs and why I left their group:

About a year ago, I found a great teacher advocacy group called BATs (Badass Teachers.) They were fighting to end Common Core, protect teacher due process (tenure), and basically to put an end to non educators making all the decisions about what goes on in our classrooms. 979 more words

Teaching

Kanye West Knows You Think He Sounded Nuts on Kimmel [Oct 2013]

Kanye West Knows You Think He Sounded Nuts on Kimmel

“I’m 9 or 10 and my mother and I are on a cross-country road trip when we decide to stop for breakfast at a small diner in Mississippi. 616 more words

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