Thug Life?

Joseph Myers shares his vision for educational and racial equality.

Why Institutional Racism Deserves Your Discomfort

Many white folks don’t understand the definition of institutional or systemic racism, and that’s got to change.

What Checking Your Privilege Really Means

Please check the rung of the ladder on which you have been born. Then we can talk privilege.

Donald #Trump and the Impending Collapse of the GOP

Its all coming unwound, in a mad procession of shocking ineptitude.

Why I Don’t Say ‘White Privilege’

LeRon Barton suggests a different way to approach race issues.

The Slow Road to Racism—and the Minds Behind It

But it gave me a sense of how it happens. I saw kids who would never have dreamed of using or thinking such things about classmates grow into teenagers that had awful and shameful ways of viewing the world. How could they avoid it when it’s put into them by their elders? I had the benefit of not having such things put in my head.

White Privilege, Explained by the Formerly Teenage Me

All you have to do is turn on the news and you’ll see evidence of white privilege. But why is the conversation still the same?

How to Make A Mass Shooter

Dr. Andrew Smiler lists some of the factors that mass shooters have in common. — Another week, another mass killing. Or two, or three. Here in the US, we’ve had shootings in churches, movie theatres, at all types of schools (elementary, high school, colleges), and even military bases. Back in the 1980s, it was disgruntled employees […]

Our Privileged Legacies

Patrick Paglen discusses how privilege is rooted in our love for the legacies bequeathed to us from our ancestors.

White Women’s Tears and the Men Who Love Them

White tears are a reminder to people of color that white people don’t notice racism on a daily basis; we only notice racism when the media presents it to us loudly enough

Dad’s Hot Topic: On Matt Damon and White Privilege

In a world where controversial ‘Hot Topics’ are abuzz, Brian Gawlak finds the teachable lessons on trending issues.

Is Being Socially-Conscious Part of Being a Good Man?

Paying attention to issues like white privilege and gay rights and xenophobia – what does this have to do with a being a good man? Everything. Spencer Pennington explains.

Life Sucks Regardless of How Much Privilege You Have

No life is devoid of struggle and pain. Life sucks regardless of how much privilege you have. But it usually sucks less if you’re privileged.