Eight Responses to the Phrase ‘Go Back to Where You Came From’

Do you ever ask yourself that maybe the land we stand on today belonged to someone else?

New Documentary Explores the 1967 Newark Riots

In 1967, the arrest and beating of an African-American taxi driver by a white cop sparked a riot that killed 26 people, caused millions in damage and led to a mass exodus from the beleaguered city of Newark.

Comment of the Day: ‘People hang onto privilege because they don’t love themselves’

We don’t live in Blackland or Whiteland.

Is Tinder Really Racist?

The dating app Tinder was tested with nearly-identical profiles of an Asian guy vs. a White guy.

‘With Each Passing Year’

“I am sorry for all the driving, I don’t want to destroy the Earth, but there is no city that takes kindly to my footsteps when the moon is out.”

Multiculturalism Can Foster a New Kind of Englishness

Multiculturalism can help strengthen an appreciation of the emotional charge of belonging together.

If You’re a White Man, I’m Afraid of You

Shawna Ainsile is afraid of white men. But she’s discovered that they can be allies.

Contradictions in the United States of Amnesia: Why a Black Man Can Love Donald Drumpf

Wisdom Amouzou argues that Donald Drumpf (Trump) reveals the truth about America… in a way we can no longer pretend to ignore.

Is Bleach the New Black?

What’s with the new trend of changing your skin color?

When My Best Friend of 7 Years Told Me She Didn’t Like Black People

Wisdom Amouzou reflects on how he lost of a first love & a friendship because he was black, and how an entrenched dynamic of racial hierarchies still affects him… and everyone.

Pat Buchanan’s ‘Great White Hype’

Why Pat Buchanan’s ideas on the demise of the white man are so out of place.

Muhammad Ali and the Power of Sacrifice

The man who will forever be known as “The Greatest” taught us the power, not just of sacrifice and forgiveness, but of revealing your own vulnerability.

Being Black and Filipino in America

Xavier Smith explores his experience Before the Casket.

How do People Become Hate-Filled Racists? And How do They Recover?

A therapist explains the underlying conflicts that can lead to racist beliefs and one patient’s realization that we are born loving, not hating.

5 Reasons to Sign Up for The Good Men Project Writing Prompts

Want to Write for The Good Men Project But Don’t Know Where to Start?

Why It Took Me 19 Years to Meet a Black Man

My first conversation with a black man occurred at the age of 19.