I Grew Up Brown in a White Family…and Here’s What I Learned About Racism

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“My brownness isn’t something to be blind to or to love me in spite of. It is who I am,” writes activist Candice Russell.

Racism and Sexual Abuse: Our Silence is Killing Us

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Chris Anderson knows it’s scary to talk about tough subjects like racism or sexual abuse. But in calling them out, we start disrupting their systems.

If I Was a Black Man I’d Be Raising Hell Too

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The fact that our leaders still meet black anger with riot shields and stun grenades is a clear sign that we don’t yet know how to fully care for each other.

Racism and Love in My Backyard: Ferguson

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Sarafina Bianco grew up and still lives just down the road from Ferguson, so the roots of racism and anger—and the need for healing—hit close to home.

As a White Man, I Just Want to Say I Am Truly Sorry For Your Loss

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James Maynard believes we need to be addressing the insidious violence that exists within our own community.

Stop Everything You’re Doing and Watch John Oliver Explain the Ferguson Nightmare

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Alex Yarde implores us to watch John Oliver sum up the national horror that is the situation in Ferguson, Missouri.

Petition Calls For All On-Duty Police Officers To Wear Tamper-Proof Cameras

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Sparked by recent events, a Change.org petition is asking for a method to keep surveillance on on-duty officers in hopes of ending police brutality.

Comedy About Guns, Racism, and Police Violence: It’s Funny Because It’s True. And That’s Not Funny.

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Michael Kasdan thanks his lucky stars for the Daily Show’s hard-hitting comedy and satire.

Michael Brown Was a Better Man Than I Am

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Paul Blest recognizes that didn’t matter that Michael Brown was a more driven, responsible kid than he was at his age. The only thing that mattered to that officer, and society at large, was his skin color.

Will the Events in Ferguson Result in Real Change?

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Clearly the events in Ferguson Missouri are sparking a national conversation about racism and policing in America today, but that doesn’t necessarily mean anything concrete will change.