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Say what, Obama? Let’s talk about just how bad racism in America is!

To start, I am not American. I am a Nigerian-Canadian with an opinion on racial inequality in America, which in so many ways affects us diasporic children. 1,077 more words

America

Reparations: How this Idea of Secular Original Sin Defines the Powers

As Victor Hugo said, “nothing is as powerful as an idea whose time has come.” Further, when its time has come, it does not matter who says it or how. 1,802 more words

Reparations

No car = no fun

It’s been over a month since the transmission went out in our car and our situation has not improved. My wife is begging for rides to work every week and I am walking and bussing everywhere. 242 more words

Bipolar

Chattel Slavery v. Wage Slavery in a Technological Society

Wages is a cunning device of the devil, for the benefit of tender consciences who would retain all the advantage of the slave system without the expense, trouble, and odium of being slaveholders… 1,203 more words

TA-NEHISI COATES

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25 May 2016

I had hoped to get a second Gijinka! out this week, but lots of things happened. Haaa…. stress factor through the roof. 10 more words

Classism

India's Terrible, Horrible, No Good, Very Bad Caste System

Despite the government’s best intentions, the antiquated system of classifying humans as inferior continues in India

Background

You’d think social constructs dating back to the Iron Age would have been forced out in favor of more inclusive thinking. 1,095 more words

Human Rights

About Petar Divjak

I wrote the book “Between the World and Us”, a workingman’s response to “Between the World and Me” by Ta-Nehisi Coates, as a reflex, a both emotional  and analytic response to Mr. 96 more words

Between World And Me