Racism is Real

Brave New Films put together this comparison of how blacks and whites are treated differently. What do you think?

BLACK by Kwanza Osajyefo: A KICKSTARTER CAMPAIGN

“In a world that already fears and hates them – what if only Black people had superpowers?”

How Has Martin Luther King, Jr. Inspired You?

A man asked his friends this simple question on social media and the responses are both eye-opening and heartwarming.

Black People, Sexuality, and Myths of Homophobia

The fact of the matter is simple. Stereotypes and labels are not innocuous. They are far from harmless. Not as long as they have the power to color perceptions, invoke slurs, incite brutality and compromise one’s safety.

One Man’s Personal Mission To Help

Seven Williams wants to help the kids whose lives don’t seem to matter. You can too.

That Time I Gave Up Coffee And It Cost People Their Lives

Shawn Henfling has a health problem. OK, he has several health problems, and somehow giving up coffee seemed like a good idea.

Developing Male Emotional Competence Through Community Hardship

Racist comments and threats to the Black student community could easily have sparked stereotypical male responses, but many at Lewis & Clark College thought outside the ‘man box.’

Stereotypes And Hate Speak Are Killing People

Inflammatory rhetoric, unfounded stereotypes and a culture of fear have come together to create a perfect storm of racism and prejudice in society.

‘What if Bullets had a Union to Protect them from Being Fired?’

Christopher Michael speaks out on police violence.

Gratitude for Good Police Work

Quentin Lucas wants to thank the police.

I Came for My Tux…

Lou Lord on a rather awkward encounter at the dry cleaners where he sets the record straight on his Jamaican ancestors.

The Matrix of Race and Privilege

For Steve Harper, the question of, “When did you first realize you were White?” is only the beginning.

How Will I Know When I Am in a Body?

Nora Meiners writes as the white mother of a biracial son, reflecting on black male bodies and the perils that attend them.

Practicing a Deep Intercultural Understanding

Raoul Wieland ponders living a life in which diversity, tolerance, and unity become realities instead of dreams.

essex, jordan, and the old black man

Luther Hughes draws together the writings of Essex Hemphill and a chance encounter on the subway to say something about love, sex, and the lives of “black boys.”