Violence against the “Other” as Systematic Blight on Our Society


We are all animals, but some people more than others.

Night Train


Jarrett Neal reflects on the heartbreak and alcoholism that so often attended black men from “the Jim Crow South” in this searing poem.

Everyday Racism: Witness to the Persecution

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Do you know what everyday racism looks like? Sami Jankins keeps her eyes open to it.

I Am Vulnerable Because I’m Disabled, Not Because I’m a Woman

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Erin Kelly reveals the detrimental impact of gender stereotyping on both men and women with disabilities.

REsegregation? Race and Education 1954 to 2014

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Warren Blumenfeld considers the different languages of “Race” and school REsegregation since Brown v Board of Education.

Racial Segregation Returns to US Schools, 60 Years After the Supreme Court Banned it


As the US marks the 60th anniversary of the landmark Brown vs Board of Education ruling, some of the country’s schools remain racially divided.

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


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

28 Black People You Probably Don’t Know About (But You Should)— Orrin Evans


The journalist who helped end segregation in the military also published the first comic book with black heroes and black creators.

Ole Miss Fraternity Suspended for Hanging a Noose on Statue of Civil Rights Hero

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Three students who hung a noose around James Meredith’s statue reveal how little progress the school has made since its segregation days.

I Have a Dream: That it Won’t Be $1 For Me and $0.57 For You


In some ways, the racial wealth divide is worse now than it was when Martin Luther King Jr. was fighting for economic equality.