5 Reasons Why the Boys and I Supported the International Day of Pink

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Deanna Shoyer supported International Pink Day to as a way to teach her sons about he value of diversity and a show of solidarity against discrimination.

Non-Believer and Chief: Will America Ever Have an Atheist President?

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Atheism is on the rise in America. Secularism and scientific thought is creating a generation of voters with the ability to think critically about the issues. Will the popularity of disbelief give rise to a political party devoid of religious factions?

Why I Refuse To Be Black and Angry

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Life can be rough at times for African Americans. But, the writer of this piece is annoyed at the ‘Woe Is Me’ attitude prevalent in certain sectors of the Black community.

Ukraine isn’t the Czech Crisis of 1938, but There are Lessons to Learn from History

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Nowadays, the threat of military retaliation has lost credibility, and diplomatic arm wrestling can only rely on the threat of economic warfare.

Race Corners and American Heroes

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Steve Utash and the hero who saved him offer us a story that can teach us how to end suffering due to racism, and more.

He Was A Good Man: How Do You Want to be Remembered?

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I’ve never really cared about my legacy, and then I read the obituary of a crazy racist.

American Indian Graduation Rates & Stereotypical Images On & Off the Field

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Debbie Reese explains the way that derogatory depictions of American Indians harms the self-image of young American Indian children.

The Pistorius Defence and the Fear that Grips White South Africa

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When white South Africans express an acute fear of violent crime, it can often sound like fear of crime has become a more acceptable way for white people to express their fear of black people and of a government led by black people.

The Garment of Identity

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Raoul Wieland explains that while it’s wonderful to see diversity as beautiful, we also need to actively recognize the ways in which people are discriminated against.

Calling Out Oppression & the Kansas Jewish Community Murders

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Warren Blumenfeld reminds us that on the spectrum from occasional microaggressions to full-blown genocide, there is no such thing as an “innocent bystander.”

Seriously, Can We Stop Calling The Cops On Little Black Kids Already?

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Denene Millner recounts the story of the 11 year-old boy who was held at gunpoint by cops… for building a treehouse in his own back yard.

Westboro Baptist Church: They’re Baaaaack!

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Each day we all are called on to make small and larger choices and to take actions. Which side are we on?

Hard Evidence: Why Aren’t There More Black British Students at Elite Universities?

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Young people from black British backgrounds are more likely to go to university than their white British peers, but they are much less likely to attend the UK’s most selective universities.

Happy Anniversary, Hank

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40 years ago this week Hank Aaron hit his 715th home run. Michael Amity argues Hammerin’ Hank did more than just break a record.

Will Late Night Ever Reflect Our Nation? On Colbert, Letterman and Diversity

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Does Stephen Colbert replacing David Letterman mean that the networks are still afraid to diversify late night?

Rookie Racist: How Did My 6-year-old Boy Become Scared of the “Dark Man” in the Laundromat?

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Australian father Ryan Heffernan opens up about the breathtaking day his young son expressed racism and how a vision of Nelson Mandela stealing TVs saved the day.