Both Mr. Trump and Mr. Roof feel as though non-whites are taking over the country and their words are inspiring racist ramblings by their fans.
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.
Dr. Andrew Smiler lists some of the factors that mass shooters have in common. — Another week, another mass killing. This time, at Unpqua Community College in Roseburg, Oregon. 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 […]
Patrick Paglen discusses how privilege is rooted in our love for the legacies bequeathed to us from our ancestors.
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.
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.
Like many fathers, Kyle Wiley is aware of the racial tensions plaguing our country. Because his kids are bi-racial, that awareness, and the concerns it raises, hits very close to home. Here is his perspective.
“Every single day folks are dying. Not being able to take another breath. We are in a state of emergency. If you don’t feel that emergency, you are not human.” Patriss Cullors
Meg Ainsworth was disowned for dating a black man, so she knows a thing or two about racism.
Cabot O’Callaghan learned priceless lessons working at a grocery store.
#CheckYourPrivilege isn’t meant to shut you down. It’s meant to make you think.