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Can Democrats win back white working men?

From Andrew Jackson to Franklin D. Roosevelt, the Democratic Party was the party of white working men, with all the good and bad things that phrase implies. 349 more words

Politics

From The Left: Nicholas Kristof on Race in America...What if Whites Were the Minority?

New York Times In the responses to my “When Whites Just Don’t Get It” series, I’ve been struck by the lack of empathy some whites show for members of minority groups. 90 more words

Culture

"What Does 'Black-On-Black Crime' Have to Do With Ferguson?": The Issue Isn't Us; It's How White America Views Blackness

The answer to the question posed in this post’s title is nothing. Absolutely nothing. Not one thing. Nada. Zip. Zero.

The “Black-on-Black crime” moniker is racist rhetoric functioning under the guise of concern for the state of Black America. 643 more words

Media

Civil Rights Movement #2: #Ferguson

The following is taken from a letter that I wrote to a friend following the decision of the grand jury in Ferguson, MO.

“Back here in the US, I think that we’ve woken up to the need to a Civil Rights Movement #2 (Dos.) It’s a really bad feeling in the pit of my stomach, but the older I get the more I feel convinced that we were subtly indoctrinated with a few concepts when we were going through the US school system. 277 more words

Harvard And UNC Sued Over Race-Based Admission Policies

Lawsuits filed Monday against Harvard University and the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill argue that affirmative action policies should be banned at colleges across the nation. 505 more words

The “Whiteness” Project May Actually Be About You

I was recently tweeted by a former student leader (colleague) and friend who asked me to research a new project documentary called the “Whiteness Project.” The project’s conception comes from documentary filmmaker Whitney Dow, who is the director of the project. 960 more words

Society And Culture