5 Reasons White People Don’t Have to Hate People of Color to Be Racist


It’s tough to feel like part of the problem. But everyone should know these ways that even the most “well-intended” white person can participate in and benefit from racism.

What, Exactly, Is Cultural Appropriation (And How Is It Harmful)?

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Cultural Appropriation has become an everyday form of racial exploitation and violence. Watch this video and better understand how to refrain from perpetuating harmful stereotypes.

Do You Love My Black Santa Claus?

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For kids, it’s the little things that matter. If you do Christmas in any way, Santa’s a pretty influential guy. Why not let him represent all the diversity of the people who love him?

Ferguson, Garner, and the Paradox of the Black Attorney

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Brandon Greene opens up about being a young black lawyer navigating his job and his peers in the midst of current events.

‘Meet the Press’ Needs to Meet Diversity


NBC’s weekly news program needs some color along with its edge.

Why the Next Pope Should be a Poor Woman of Color

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Christian Piatt asserts that the church needs to prove its commitment to the poor and the marginalized.

Freedom, Business and Change


If conservatives want to run America like a business, they should never turn a potential customer away.

The Cowboy vs. The Invisible Black Man

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Thaddeus Howze believes that Clint Eastwood’s empty chair imagery may have been an accurate representation of the way the power establishment in the US wants people of color to remain – passive, silent and invisible.

Black Men Left Out of Job Recovery – With Malice and Forethought


Thaddeus Howze gives an in-depth explanation of how Black men have been excluded from the jobs recovery in New York City.

“There are more Black men in prison than there were slaves pre-Civil War. These facts are sad testaments. Even though segregation is illegal, America is actually MORE segregated than ever.”


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