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White Americans Are The Biggest Terror Threat In The United States

White Americans are the biggest terror threat in the United States, according to a study by the New America Foundation. The Washington-based research organization did a review of “terror” attacks on US soil since Sept. 373 more words

Daily News

Privileging the loud

Earlier this semester I attended a panel in which three first year students were asked questions about their impressions of the first year reading and speaker series on campus for an audience of faculty and staff, many of whom had planned the series and will be involved in planning next year’s series. 272 more words

Memoirs Of A SLACer

Midlife death rate up more for U.S. white women

Source: Andrew Gelman.

Last week I posted my thoughts about a study indicating a rising death rate among white American men age 45 to 54. 280 more words

Medicine And Health

"Ben Carson, And The Failure Of Black Conservatives": The Belief That Individual Resolve Is Enough To Fend Off Structural Racism

I was a 17-year-old teenager growing up on the west side of Detroit when I first read Ben Carson’s biography Gifted Hands.

The first thing that caught my attention were the similarities in our childhoods: He grew up poor; so did I. 922 more words