Gratitude for Good Police Work

Quentin Lucas wants to thank the police.

The Matrix of Race and Privilege

For Steve Harper, the question of, “When did you first realize you were White?” is only the beginning.

How Will I Know When I Am in a Body?

Nora Meiners writes as the white mother of a biracial son, reflecting on black male bodies and the perils that attend them.

Practicing a Deep Intercultural Understanding

Raoul Wieland ponders living a life in which diversity, tolerance, and unity become realities instead of dreams.

I Am White and I Know My Privilege

Bryan Reeves, a white man, reflects on white privilege and the refusal by many white people to acknowledge it.

What I Loved About the Job I Hated

Cabot O’Callaghan learned priceless lessons working at a grocery store.

Comment of the Day: “I realize after racist incidents how inept we often are as white people in truly having a conversation about race and racism.”

This comment of the day was by Andrew Pollom on the post “In the Spirit of John Brown: A Letter to White People After Charleston”.

Rachel Dolezal: Life in ‘Blackface’ and the Elusiveness of Race in America Today

Renée Canada explores racism and identity through the lens of Rachel Dolezal.

Me? Entitled? You Must Be Talking About Somebody Else

Jenny Kanevsky takes a hard look at her behavior and realizes the opposite of entitlement is respect.

5 Reasons White People Don’t Have to Hate People of Color to Be Racist

It’s tough to feel like part of the problem. But everyone should know these ways that even the most “well-intended” white person can participate in and benefit from racism.

All My Terrorists Are White

Counting the days between Neo and Nazi.

Us and Them, 2014

In this poem, MaryLisa DeDomenicis reminds us of a common stereotype and the human need “to distinguish one’s self.”

7 Reasons Why Reverse Racism Doesn’t Exist

No matter what people tell you, it’s just not a thing.

3/5 a Person, Ferguson and the Banality of Racism

To overcome racism we need to overcome separation and ignorance. Familiarity, socializing, play and fun together breeds closeness, affection and care.

Is the Daniele Watts Incident a Tempest in a Teapot?

We must demand the police “protect and serve” and respect us. We must also, cooperate and facilitate their very difficult job and respect them.

Philadelphia’s Decriminalization of Marijuana is the Model to Follow.

It is high time for a drug policy grounded in science, compassion, economics and health and human rights