Race is difficult to talk about. And that’s exactly why we keep talking about it. Here are some of our best posts on the subject.
We’ve heard it said: “You can’t even have a conversation about race in this country without being called racist.”
Damned if that will stop us from trying.
We’re obviously not afraid to tackle the tough subjects of issues relevant to men. We had an in-depth, sometimes ‘vehement’ discussion of pornography going on for weeks. We like to come at topics of importance from multiple angles—not to moralize, not to tell you what’s good – but to help figure it out together, as our community shares insights through comments, reactions posts, across social media and throughout the web universe.
So we’ve asked several people to give us their views on men and race. We don’t think you’ll find them racist. We think you’ll find them fascinating.
We would like nothing better than to have all of you join in the conversation and give this topic the importance it deserves.
Why Are Some (Perhaps Too Many) Men Unwilling To Cross The Racial Divide? Is it Fear, Suspicion, Racism?
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