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Racial Relations in the United States

The United States has always claimed to be a mixing pot of cultures, ethnicities, and beliefs; a place where freedom reigns and people are unrestricted from operating safely within their natural states of beings and within their subjective identities. 1,218 more words


The Tragic and Complete Collapse of Racial Relations

by Victor Davis Hanson
August 16, 2015

Polls show that racial relations have gotten much worse under Barack Obama. Why has that happened? 110 more words


Photos: Cornel West and other protesters are arrested as Ferguson enters a state of emergency

Police arrested several protesters last night in Ferguson, Missouri during demonstrations to mark the anniversary of Michael Brown’s death. Brown was the unarmed black teenager fatally shot by Ferguson police officer Darren Wilson on Aug. 206 more words

Black Like Me and Racial Ambiguity

My American grandfather was an unapologetic racist. Pure and simple. I know this because when I was twelve, during a heated conversation at the dinner table, he used the “n” word. 818 more words

Spiritual Life

Beah Speaks

You were afraid to nurse your young
lest fallen breast offend your master’s sight
and he should flee to firmer loveliness.
And so you passed them, your children, on to me. 155 more words


Privilege as Paradox

The namesake of this blog post comes from Allan G. Johnson’s book Privilege, Power, and Difference and in particular Chapter 2, “Privilege as Paradox.”

This is my effort to help explain this concept of privilege to people — a sort of introduction to it, if you will. 1,157 more words

Non-fiction Writings