Category: Racism

Adam Parsons: Standing in solidarity for a humanity without borders

The true burden of responsibility lies ever more heavily on the shoulders of ordinary people of goodwill

Kevin B. Blackistone: The Significance of Simone Manuel’s Swim is Clear if you Know Jim Crow

There is a reason why 70 percent of black teenagers, like those who died in Shreveport, and 60 percent of Hispanic teenagers can’t swim. But it isn’t due to some genetic disorder, as some actually believe

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Vijay Prashad: A Powder Keg

Milwaukee is a powder keg, long histories of racism, combined with recent incidents of police shootings. held the city on edge

William Barber: Release Video of Keith Scott Shooting, It Belongs to the Public

Understand, the public owns these videos. This is taxpayer money. It is wrong-headed. It is not the kind of openness that we need

Shaun King: It’s time for serious nationwide economic boycotts to end police brutality and racial injustice in America

It is time that we organize a passionate, committed, economic boycott. It must be painful. It must be unified

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Dave Zirin: A symbol that spread through the sports world

Interview about the tide of protest that has rolled over football at all levels and far beyond since Kaepernick’s action

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Vincent Emanuele: The Riots Will Continue

The issues of policing, systemic racism, systemic economic inequality and political corruption will only become more prominent as existing institutions become increasingly militarized and violent

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Sarah Lazare: Charlotte Cops Dig In, Won’t Release Video; Opposition to Police Terror Builds

“One of the major problems with reporting on police violence is the degree to which police statements are treated as the gold standard of information instead of being treated with the skepticism they deserve”

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Dave Zirin: Bigots Beware: White Athletes Are Becoming Sympathetic to Anthem Protests

Do you want to make 1968 Olympic medalist John Carlos angry?  Describe the iconic black-gloved fist that he pumped to the heavens as a “Black Power salute.” As he has explained to me often, “Black Power is a beautiful thing. But in 1968, raising your fist meant ‘power to the people.’ I wanted my fist Read more…

Vincent Warren: Protests Erupt over Police Killings of Terence Crutcher & Keith Lamont Scott in Tulsa & Charlotte

Protests escalated in Charlotte, North Carolina, when hundreds took to the streets to express outrage over the police shooting of 43-year-old African American Keith Lamont Scott on Tuesday

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