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On 17 February, Fresh Air sub-host, Dave Davies, interviewed author, Heather McGhee, about her new book, The Sum of Us: What Racism Costs Everyone and How We Can Prosper Together. She talked about the many ways that White America chose to withdraw publicly funded services rather than allow Black Americans equal access and how that has changed the very fabric of our society and hurts us all. Must listening to.
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It’s Black History Month, so I thought I’d repost this article from 20 August 2017 written shortly after the Charlottesville Good People On Both Sides White Supremacist Rally.
The five things listed here for white people to do to end racism are really really good and effective. You should give ’em a go and tell us about it in the comments!
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Celebrate Black History Month by deepening your understanding of the ways racism is expressed and how it damages Black folks in America!
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The attack on Congress by the seditious mob wound up by Trump was shocking even by Trump’s standards. But, it is the logical extension of a movement based on racism and white supremacy. In essence we are still fighting the Civil War.
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I KNOW, TL;DR.
The degree that the Black community is free and equal is the degree that America has achieved a more perfect union. Our Black community has borne our systemic racism with grace and humility.
Why does the appeal to racism work so often in politics? Why are so many people vulnerable to the racist appeal? Terror Management Theory gives us insight into the politics of racism and hope in countering it.
Recently, Cindy Hyde-Smith, Republican candidate for Senate from Mississippi stepped in a wee cow paddy not once, not twice, but three times! First came the lynching comment, which she tried to brush off as a joke. Then the whole I put out a statement yesterday, and I stand […]
The Ol’ Pussy Grabber’s modus operandi has always been to overwhelm those around him with a chaotic fast moving storm of absolute shit. If you never get time to focus on any one thing or crisis or event or insult or outrage, then he can never be held […]
White privilege means that white needs, wants, and sensitivities are all assumed. Non-whites know how to act white. White people only know how to act white. White people need to end racism. We can make a down payment on that by relinquishing any and all claims to the n-word.
We can’t seem to erase white supremacy from white culture! Find out how we made white supremacists. Share your ideas about getting rid of this scourge.
Okay, Charlottesville happened, the Ol’ Pussy Grabber happened, Boston Commons happened; now what? Here are five things white people can do if they are serious about ending racism
Trump is a racist! Clinton is a bigot! Whatever Kaepernick is doing! Race and racism is seemingly every where right now, but where does it come from? What drives whites to be racist?