Action Bronson and Hip-Hop’s Problem with Misogyny


Why do we accept this kind of extreme violence towards women? And why is it so common in rap and hip hop?

From Riot to Uprising: How Baltimore Protestors Flipped the Script


Protestor poet Andrew McFadyen-Ketchum on the streets of the Baltimore Uprising

The Complicated Evolution of Free Speech and How it Protects Hate

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Freedom of speech will continue to undergo new considerations as the world forces demands upon it.

Segregation is Alive and Well in 21st Century America

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What are we going to do about it?

What the KKK Helped Teach me About Race in the USA

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A white poet joins the NAACP march in Ferguson, Missouri, and learns he was wrong about the role of race in this country

Learning to Cope on the Journey for Justice

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How one white guy’s perspective on race in the USA changed from Ferguson to Jefferson City

To the Trolls of the Internet


Artist Shane Koyczan speaks to the trolls we’ve all had to face.

Violence & Xenophobia Face South Asian & Middle Eastern Communities in U.S.

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Xenophobia in politics and race based hate is firmly rooted in US history and on the rise today.

A Mom and Dad Took Their Toddler for Stitches and Were Met With Hate


People think racism doesn’t exist, that Islamophobia isn’t real, that anti-Semitism is a joke. But, Qasim Rashid explains, they are actually deliberate decisions people make to hate one another.

Freedom at Stake in Thailand as Censorship and Hatred Escalate


The Thai military is cracking down on dissenters and journalists – and some Thais are joining in with hateful nationalist sentiments of their own.

Race Factor 101: Raising Kids in a World of Donald Sterlings


Aleasa Word reminds us every issue a teachable moment, especially when it comes to teaching kids about selective outrage.

What About the Other Words Kids Hear Every Day?

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A lot of attention is given to the big, bad words. But what about the other slights and insults that kids hear everyday?

An Open Letter to Franklin Graham Regarding His View on Homosexuality

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Warren Blumenfeld wants Franklin Graham to know that there is plenty he can be thankful for right here in the good ol’ U.S. of A.

‘The Case for Hate Speech’

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The Atlantic’s Jonathan Rauch finds the positive side to negative commentary.

Vince Gill Takes On Westboro Baptist Church

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“I came out here to see what hate looks like,” Country star tells protesters.