Category: Racism

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Jesse Jackson: Remembering the legacy of Brown v. Board of Education

The Supreme Court decision fueled the civil right movement and the call for voting rights that are now under assault across the country

Juan Gonzalez: Immigrants Protest Demolition of NJ Public School

Interview on the fight to save the largely immigrant Lincoln Annex public school from demolition to make way for the Robert Wood Johnson Hospital’s $750 million cancer center

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Robin D.G. Kelley: What is Racial Capitalism and Why Does It Matter?

Talk by Robin D. G. Kelley on “What is Racial Capitalism and Why Does It Matter?” recorded November 7, 2017 at Kane Hall, University of Washington, Seattle, WA. Sponsored by the UW Simpson Center for the Humanities.

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Wim Laven: Caring about the Murder of Ahmaud Arbery

We must socialize ourselves to understand the conditions and structures of violence, especially as it intersects with racism, in our country

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Ted Glick: Opening Up for Demonstrations?

Stop racist killings! Act together to end the pandemic! Living wages or income now! A Green New Deal and Medicare for All! Trump must go!

Robert Koehler: Racism and the national soul

This is American racism in the raw: the emperor with no clothes. And such stories are endless

Edwidge Danticat: U.S. Deports COVID-19-Positive Immigrants to Haiti & Guatemala

The United States continues to deport thousands during the coronavirus pandemic, causing a dangerous spread of COVID-19 to Central America and the Caribbean

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Jesse Jackson: The Murder of Ahmaud Arbery — And Our Continuing Terror

It is the normal silence, however, that condemns thousands of African Americans to unjust deaths and millions to shattered lives. When the camera turns away, the savage injustice that embarrasses us becomes simply business as usual

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Danica Jorden: ICE Eases Threat but “Essential” Immigrant Farmworkers Struggle to Feed Themselves During Coronavirus

Immigrant farm workers have long been essential to the U.S. But they have never been recognized, respected or properly rewarded for their labor

Various Contributors: Communities of color demand a new normal

Statement issued by the joint National Comrades of Color Caucus of the Freedom Socialist Party and Radical Women

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