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RIP Dr. William Grier

Dr. William Grier died this month. It’s common for people to say that we need to be more comfortable talking about race in America. But not many people were as foundational and direct in that conversation as Dr. 72 more words


RIP William Grier, the co-founder of 'black rage'

RIP to William Grier. He was 89 years old. Mr. Grier died on Sept. 3 at a hospice in Carlsbad, Calif.
The cause was complications of prostate cancer, said his son Geoffrey, to the New York Times. 367 more words


Dr. William Grier, co-author of 'Black Rage,' dies at 89

SAN DIEGO (AP) — Dr. William Grier, a psychiatrist who co-authored the groundbreaking 1968 book, “Black Rage,” which offered the first psychological examination of black life in the United States, has died at age 89. 506 more words


Why America Needs To Stop Asking Black People To Forgive Racism

Forgiveness is an important virtue in many religious theologies. And not just religious theologies, but cultures, communities, and individuals across time and space, have long-prized this virtue we call “forgiveness.” In the lay sense, I would define forgiveness as absolving a wrongdoer from offenses committed. 1,128 more words

The problem with the Police 

From the time our ancestors were brought into this country there has been a mistrust among the police and people of color. The police in this country have never had the priority to protect people of color. 190 more words


What Whites Don't Get About Whiteness in America

Many people of color are constantly trying to get white people to empathize with what it means to be on the wrong side of the White Supremacy power structure (and by that I don’t mean KKK or neo-Nazi types). 343 more words


I know how cold and warm it is, because I feel it.  I know the chill of white supremacy, and the warmth of compassion from those who treasure multicultural people. 683 more words