Category: Racism

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Dave Zirin: On the Little League World Series, Jackie Robinson West and Michael Brown

If only the real Jackie Robinson were alive today, he would undoubtedly say that there is nothing post-racial about a world where two black people are killed on average by police every week

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Michael Albert: Ferguson – State or People’s Power

Perhaps the ongoing struggle in Ferguson will augment street demonstrations with a kind of grassroots gathering, assessment, and then policy advocacy

Sikivu Hutchinson: Burying Our Babies

Letter from L.A. to Ferguson

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Greg Palast: Crime Scene – New Orleans

It wasn’t an Act of God. It was an Act of Chevron. An Act of Exxon. An Act of Big Oil

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Peter Dreier: “I Question America”

Remembering Fannie Lou Hamer’s Famous Speech 50 Years Ago

Debbie Elliott: Freedom Strategy Put To The Test At Democratic National Convention

The party may have left the convention without votes, but it changed the way politics was waged for generations to come

Simon Balto: Ferguson, Missouri: This Is Who We Are

When we look at what’s happening in Ferguson, we need to understand that this isn’t something new. It isn’t even something recent. It is in our nation’s fabric and in its bones

Miriam Zoila Pérez: Black Feminists Respond to Ferguson

Here is a sampling of voices, including queer, trans and gender non-conforming feminist perspectives

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Don Fitz: National March on Ferguson, August 30, 2014

You are invited to join us at the National March on Ferguson, on Saturday, August 30, 2014

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Jérôme Roos: What Happens in Ferguson Does Not Stay in Ferguson

For African Americans, the state of emergency has always been a permanent one

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