For a game so profoundly beautiful, football has a propensity to disappoint. Such is the profound shame of recent events that at times like this, it seems impossible that the sport we love so much will ever pull us back in. 664 more words
"It’s Not Just Ferguson – It’s All Of America": The Drift Towards Police As Warrior Cops Instead Of Guardians Of The People
There’s a very good chance that your local police arrest black Americans at a rate more disproportional than in Ferguson, MO, where the police killing of unarmed Michael Brown unleashed decades of anger over police abuse. 1,353 more words
New research suggests the racial labels conjure up very different images.
White Americans are fine with African-Americans. Blacks, however, are a different story.
That’s the disturbing implication of a new study, which finds the way a person of color is labeled can impact how he or she is perceived. 470 more words