Category: Racism

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Paul Street: Capitalist Cotton Slavery and a Case (One Would Think) for Reparations

Review of The Half Has Never Been Told: Slavery and the Rise of American Capitalism, by Edward E. Baptist

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Immanuel Wallerstein: Multiculturalism and Its Dilemmas

Can we in effect support the inevitable and desirable form of multiculturalism that is the basis of a fruitful peaceful interchange of cultural values? Or will we succumb to xenophobic ethnic cleansings across the world?

Fania Davis: Truth and reconciliation is coming to America from the grassroots

There is a rising chorus of voices that is helping us to collectively face an epidemic of racial violence, expose its deep historical roots, and stop it

Arianna Skibell: “We are fighting for our lives”

The little-known youth movement rising against police brutality

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Bruno Jäntti: American anti-Arab and anti-Muslim Racism

It seems that Hollywood knows no limits when it comes to dehumanizing Middle Eastern peoples and adherents of Islam

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Richard Falk: When a Terrorist Is Not a Terrorist

I find it deeply disturbing that while the Chapel Hill tragedy is given marginal media attention except among groups previously worried about Islamophobia and racism

Carlton Reeves: Resurrecting the Nightmarish Specter of Lynchings in Mississippi

In his remarks from the bench, Reeves gave a unflinching account of the state’s violent past: “Mississippi has expressed its savagery in a number of ways throughout its history — slavery being the cruelest example, but a close second being Mississippi’s infatuation with lynchings.”

Mariame Kaba: ‘We Must Love Each Other:’ Lessons in Struggle and Justice from Chicago

In Chicago, many have used the energy and opening created by these ongoing protests to re-animate existing long-term anti-police violence campaigns

Kara Z. Dellacioppa: Remembering the Watts Rebellion

Operation Chaos and the Infectious Logic of National Security

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Richard Falk: On the North Carolina Killings

An interview on how to interpret the ghastly murder of three young Muslims living in the North Carolina university town of Chapel Hill

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