The Garment of Identity


Raoul Wieland explains that while it’s wonderful to see diversity as beautiful, we also need to actively recognize the ways in which people are discriminated against.

White Privilege (Conference), Resistance, & the Struggle for Truth & Liberation

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Minoritized people and our allies are coming together in greater numbers than ever before. We are pushing the boundaries unwilling any longer to accept the repressive status quo.

Apple Promises to Make Emojis More Ethnically Diverse


This isn’t the first time people have called for additional emoji.

There are Fewer than 100 Black Professors in Britain – Why?


Also, in Britain there is not a single institution that has a degree programme in Black British studies.

America IS Beautiful: What Coke Got Right in Their Super Bowl Ad

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Our beauty is in our diversity.

The Power of Words – Making Sense of Political Correctness

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Raoul Wieland writes that words linger—in the silent spaces between people and within us. They can do tremendous harm.

Are We Your Wallpaper? Gentrification and “New Neighbors”


White people are moving into traditionally non-white neighborhoods claiming to want diversity. But what does that actually mean? Sherryl Weston offers a guide to newcomers on how to be good neighbors without destroying the current culture.

The New America: The Tea Party Never Saw Us Coming


A look from inside the America the Tea Party doesn’t believe exists.

Role Models: Creating a Generation of Confidence


Alex Holmes received the support and guidance needed to push him forward into a future he could have well deemed as unimaginable. He would like to do the same for other black men.

“When Is It OK to Call Someone Black?”

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“We must devise strategies to keep naming, interpreting, and confronting racism”. Beth Balliro answers a question sent to Steve Locke.

Individualism’s Only Remedy


Nonprofits are America’s antidote to its own rampant individualism.

Who Took the Boy Out of Boy Scouts?

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Scouting is one of the world’s most successful men’s movements. So how did it become a feminist movement in the UK that excludes male leadership and bans boy-only groups?

See What One School Did to Eliminate Bullying (Video)


Larchmont Elementary used the time during MLK day and No Name Calling week to talk about civil rights and the great leaders that fought for them.

This is the REAL Harlem Shake — #SavetheShake (Video)


I wanted to leap out of my chair and dance within ten seconds: the viral meme has nothing on the original dance.

“The idea that men have lost our way because we are a much more diverse group is disgusting.”


Tom says that the way into the future is not for men to retreat into a homogeneous bubble, but to keep growing in diversity and to keep having the difficult—but very necessary—conversations about manhood in the 21st century.

Black Male Teachers Aren’t the Only Answer


National percentages of black male teachers and administrators are extremely low. Explore common problems and common sense solutions regarding poor performance of black boys in American schools.