Category: Race/Minorities

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Andrew Gavin Marshall: From Ferguson to Freedom

The protests resulting from events in Ferguson and New York have spurred a nation-wide anti-police brutality and social justice movement

Romi Mahajan: Where are the South Asians?

The paucity of South Asians in progressive politics is distressing, even alarming

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Richard Falk: Pope Francis, Salman Rushdie, and Charlie Hebdo

Enlarging the context in which the Charlie Hebdo events are understood beyond a highlight film clip in ‘the war on terror’

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Sonali Kolhatkar: Seeing Ferguson Clearly

Double Standards That Expose White Supremacy

Jenee Desmond-Harris: Why Darren Wilson wasn’t charged for killing Michael Brown

Wilson was a police officer. And the law is relatively easy on police officers who kill people in the line of duty

Carla Murphy: Here’s More On That St. Louis Symphony Flash Mob

What’s next for the upcoming Weekend of Resistance?

April M. Short: A Poetic Warning About Police Brutality in Ferguson and Elsewhere—From a Black Father to His Son

“I can’t go to sleep without thinking about is my son navigating this world and how to make it a little bit safer for him”

Kali Holloway: Racism is so insidious, even black people underestimate it

Another day, another senseless killing. These days, firsthand experiences with covert racism make defensiveness not just understandable, but warranted

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Angela Davis: Black Feminism

Interview on black feminism, the importance of the collective, Palestine, the prison-industrial complex, and much more

Colin Jenkins: Undercover in White America: Black Rage is Long Overdue

The rage of the citizens in Ferguson, Missouri is the product of a life full of experiences that have tried to beat them down; that have attempted to “keep them in their place. Like most Black Americans, their collective rage is conscious, justified, and long overdue.

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