The Garment of Identity


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?


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?


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


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.

Men! Stop Trying to Control Other Men! (Like the Met’s Daniel Murphy)


“Every time you do this, you become less free. A rat in a cage. A dog on a chain. A prisoner.”

Another Black Guy Treated Like A Menace

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Watch this video of a Louisiana sheriff’s deputy violently arresting a 26-year old.

Chief Wahoo Must Go

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It’s ONE! TWO! THREE! strikes you’re out at the old ethnic stereotyping game.

Affluenza: Plagued With the Complexion for the Protection


Those who are afflicted by it show no sense of urgency to be cured.

Climate Change: Why There’s No Time for Discrimination

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You can’t shout a slur if you can’t breathe.

In The Footsteps of a King: How Raphael G. Warnock is Keeping Martin Luther King Jr’s Dream Alive

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Dr. Martin Luther King Jr once spoke for a voiceless nation and now, once again, impoverished Americans are finding themselves in need of a voice to defend them and speak on their behalf. Dr. Raphael G. Warnock may be that voice.

Apple Promises to Make Emojis More Ethnically Diverse


This isn’t the first time people have called for additional emoji.

Watch: An Honest Breakdown of the Racist Origins and Outcomes of the ‘War on Drugs’


In this very honest, historically accurate, and informative video, Ethan Nadelmann, Executor Director of the Drug Policy Alliance, brilliantly explains the shockingly racist origins and outcomes of the failed “War on Drugs.”