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
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"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
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
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
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