#GMPChat: Cops and the Community

Good Cops #GMPChat

How do we improve relations between police and civilians, particularly for communities of color? Join our #GMPChat on Wednesday, December 17th at 9:00pm Est.

The Gravity of Injustice on Our Souls – A Response to Ferguson, Garner, and the Paradox of the Black Attorney

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How do conscious activist professionals handle the struggle of expectations, responsibilities, and fear?

Children of Ferguson, You are Loved

Children of Ferguson, You Are Loved

As we tackle race relations, white privilege, and police brutality, let’s not forget to remind the children of Ferguson that they are loved.

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If you read one rant about white privilege, race relations, and Ferguson, make it this piece by Kathrine Fritz.

Ferguson is not a Special Case

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Three social facts guarantee it won’t be long before the nation’s attention focuses on another divided community that yet again reveals the permanence of racism.

The Moon Over the Verrazano Bridge

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Jung Hae Chae’s poem is both an exquisite lyric and an incisive meditation on race and belonging. A must-read.

Race, Gender, and Awareness

Race Gender Awareness

Cecile Emeke, a positive male role model from Hackney, London has a lot to teach men about race, gender, and awareness.

Put Racism in the Right Place

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This public service announcement gives a good perspective on a way we could deal with racism in day to day life.

The Masculinity Scorecard

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Dr. David J. Leonard gets real & personal on the masculinity balancing males face

Black Men And Group Economics (Part 1)

Black Men And Group Economics - Part One

Dr. Vibe with a discussion on how black men can economically help each other.

Lies We Need to Stop Telling About Young African-American Men

Lies We Need To Stop Telling About Young African-American Men

Dr. Vibe hosts and a panel of black men address some of the lies people say about young African-American men.

Can Black People Be Racist?

Can Black People Be Racist

Dr. Vibe and a panel of black men debate whether or not black people have the potential to be racist.

On Being “Less Black” For Having White Friends

Blacks With White Friends Are Less Black

Dr. Vibe and a panel of men discuss if black people become ‘less black’ because they have white friends.

“Has the election of President Obama rattled white people everywhere?”

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This comment by Paul on the post Why Racial Blowback is The New Racism

Confusion between “Diverse Opinions” and “Oppressive Characterizations”

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Professor Warren Blumenfeld on Duck Dynasty, religion and the maintenance of heterosexual male hegemony, privilege, and power.

What the Duck: Justice or Lost Opportunity?

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Warren Blumenfeld wishes we could talk about the deeper issues that Phil Robertson’s interview in GQ brings up, rather than jumping straight to his firing.