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Overcoming the Fear of the Other

This is a re-post from Aaron’s blog, Voice of One Whispering. Click the title below to read at source.
Attitudes on Race – What You Can Do… 994 more words


Uncertainty and Fear in Zanzibar

Photo courtesy: Xlandfair — Wikimedia Commons

At one time, there were thirteen thousand Indians in Zanzibar who’d been encouraged to immigrate during Arab rule. With the Zanzibar revolution in the 1960s followed by independence, this number dwindled. 85 more words

East Africa

Black Man Arresed For "Walking while Black"

A black man, Larnie Thomas, was STOPPED and harassed in Edina, Minnesota for walking in the street where there was construction work blocking the sidewalk! As seen in the video the white officer grabs him and says that they are going to need to have a talk! 149 more words


Universities in Cape Town Closed Due to Protesting Students

Several universities throughout Cape Town, South Africa are closing for periods of time as a result of protesting students clashing with police authorities. The photo above shows students protesting outside of the University of Cape Town (UCT). 204 more words


Black Lives Matter


From the time of the death of Treyvon Martin on February 26, 2012 in Sanford, Florida there has been a palpable escalation of racial tension in the United States.  1,283 more words

Black and White Students Turn The FeesMustFall into a Racial War

By Magnificent Mndebele

Today the FeesMustFall movement at the University of Witwatersrand escalated into a racial verbal racial war between black and white students over the shutdown of the University. 259 more words


October Journal: Racism's Last Gasp?

I am not a medical person, so I don’t know if this analogy works, but I’m going to try it anyway. Imagine a disease or condition which comes on slowly with symptoms easy to overlook. 186 more words