Why Institutional Racism Deserves Your Discomfort

Many white folks don’t understand the definition of institutional or systemic racism, and that’s got to change.

‘Colorblindness’ is Denial

Having a black president does not mean our nation has overcome it’s issues with race.

The Man in the High Castle: A Story That Hits Home

When the race relations portrayed in a book written more than 50 years ago are still all too familiar, it can be a wake-up call.  — Books that deal with alternative histories may be one of the most under-appreciated genres. The phrase “oldie but goodie” is definitely an apt description for my latest read, The […]

The Missouri Effect: Finishing What Kareem and Others Have Started

Darron Smith, on solidarity and athlete activism.

America & Race–The Ultimate Rorschach Test

What do you think of race relations in America? Please share your thoughts–especially for global readers.

Why All Parents Need to Have “The Talk” With Their Children About Racial Injustice

If you think the conversation about the killing of unarmed black men and the uprising in Baltimore is only for black parents, think again.

Race and Bus Rides in 2015

Lessons on race and relations from a simple bus ride.

Jay Z Speaks About The Positive Influence of Hip-Hop On Race Relations (Video)

Jay Z says “We’re more alike than we’re different.”

#GMPChat: Cops and the Community

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

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

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.

Race ya

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

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

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

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