States do not record the structural violence of racism as part of crime statistics. But this invisible violence has driven some people to self-harm. It has also masked forms of suicide.
We can never forget that words matter — and using correct and respectful words when talking about families matters.
Will we ever eradicate racism from American society?
I always believed that police used lethal violence to control citizens only as a last resort. Now it’s clear that they are jumping to it without fear — and without repercussion for their actions.
How far we have come from debates about whether or not allowing professionals to compete would corrupt the Olympic ideal of the exploration of the limits of human flesh and spirt for its own sake?
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White denial, irresponsibility, and what’s next for this country.
Although most of us want to pretend they don’t exist, racial tensions are quite real.
The signs may be subtle, but without changing these biases we are unlikely to conquer racism.
A mother reflects on the violence depicted by the media and how she and her husband will explain it to their son.
Nothing has really changed and we still haven’t asked ourselves how this is affecting the Black psyche and especially the young Black psyche.
What are the forces at work for social change and what will they bring? Mike Kasdan presents a summary of last week’s Premium Member phone discussion.
Between teachers raping students, rapists getting off light and an ongoing culture of sexual assault, it’s been an ugly week in the news.
We need to take a closer look at ourselves as a country — because the scariest thing in this world is what we’re perpetuating here in our own homes.