“Not all White People”

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I have a very modest goal for me and my white colleagues.

A Role Model For Going Beyond Race: Sydney Leroux

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Inspired by Black History Month, Sydney Leroux, the multiracial rising star of US Women’s National Soccer Team, opened up about her own racial identity: “There is no more normal . . . we are all just people floating around the universe.”

You Get a Pass: Do People in Multiracial Families Have a License to be Racist?

Do People in Multiracial Families Have  a License to be Racist

As a White dad with a Biracial son, Alex Barnett wants to know, “How can you have an open and honest conversation about race if people can’t get beyond their own racism?”

What Happens When Obama Talks About Race

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If Barack Obama sounds cautious when he talks about issues of racial justice, it’s because he really doesn’t have much of a choice.

Understanding Manhood

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Raoul Wieland reviews Michael Kimmel’s ‘Manhood in America’ and explores the evolving and expanding definition of masculinity.

The Absence of Color in Frozen

The Absence of Color in Frozen

Alex Barnett thinks it’s time for Disney to ” let go” of institutional biases against people of color and embrace the rising number of minority and multiracial people.

Happy Birthday, Dr. King! Love, Your Pal, Woolite

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Adiba Nelson shows us how one company got it horribly wrong.

Everyday Racism: What Do You Say in a Moment Like This?

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She was ok with receiving her massage from a man…just not a black man.

Running Up That Hill: Grappling With My Own Racial Bias

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Gary Almeter hears a song being whistled, and his reaction forces him to confront assumptions about others…and himself.

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

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

December 2014

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Peter Putnam offers an image of hope and growth in the midst of a time marked by destruction and hate.

What to Do Instead of Being Color Blind

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Anthony Carter challenges the idea that being color-blind is the best way to improve society and bring about equality.

Michael Brown’s Death Is Now Part of American History

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David Alm on Michael Brown and America’s parallel history.

White People Square Off

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The “war” stops here