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Stephen Miller racist

No, Being Educated Does Not Make You Any Less Racist

A college education does not make anyone immune to being a racist. The stereotype of the dumb, uneducated white person who spews racist invective against Black people and others allows society to lose sight...

What is the Difference Between Prosperity Gospel and Pimping Parishioners? (Opinion)

Is there a difference between the pimping of church parishioners and prosperity gospel? Jesus was known for helping the poor and providing comfort to the sick, and standing up to the wealthy and the...
Nikki Haley White supremacy

As U.S. Becomes More Diverse, What Role Will Nonwhites Play In Furthering White Supremacy?

The rise of Donald Trump — including the white reactionary response to the Obama era and the rise of white nationalist groups since Charlottesville — has created a space to examine the phenomenon of...

Despite the Known Threat of White Supremacists Infiltrating Law Enforcement, Only the FBI is...

White Supremacists Infiltrate Law Enforcement with only the FBI Tracking the Threat Imagine a country where the white supremacists don’t have to hide, cover their faces, go underground or run from the law, but rather...

Is There Room to Criticize Black Intellectuals? West Fears All Criticism Is Reduced to...

Cornel West’s sharp critique of Ta-Nehisi Coates in The Guardian — in which the Harvard professor called the younger author and correspondent for The Atlantic “the neoliberal face of the black freedom struggle” —...

Despite a Recount That Certified Results Making Keisha Lance Bottoms Atlanta’s Next Mayor, Mary...

Atlanta has a long legacy of Black mayors, beginning with the election of Maynard Jackson in 1973. In the most recent runoff election between Keisha Lance Bottoms and Mary Norwood for mayor of Atlanta,...
democrats

Alabama Win Highlights Need for Democrats to Stop Backing Away from Bold, Authentic Candidates...

The victory of Doug Jones over Roy Moore in the U.S. Senate race in Alabama was not a fluke, but rather was a testament to the power of the Black vote in the South....

Is the United States Gun Culture Rooted In the Enslavement of African People?

America loves its guns, and the country remains an outlier in terms of the proliferation of firearms and gun violence, with around 5 percent of the world’s population but with nearly half of the world’s...

‘Injustice to Humanity’: A Record of Brutal Arrests, Death of Black Man Puts Spotlight...

Penns Grove, New Jersey, has a police problem. The most recent issue is the arrest of a police officer for kicking a handcuffed Latino man in the face. George Manganaro, 29, a patrolman with...

Not All Monuments are Created Equal as Trump Allows Mining and Drilling on Native...

Apparently, not all monuments are created equal, at least from the standpoint of President Trump and leaders in Congress. As Trump champions the preservation of Confederate monuments that pay homage to white supremacy and...
African Sold into Slavery

World Outraged as More Reports of Africans Being Sold into Slavery in Libya Surface

African people are being auctioned off in Libya like chattel. The revelation that smugglers are buying and selling Sub-Saharan migrants in open-air slave markets in the North African country is a reminder that human...
Police Corruption

Was a Baltimore Police Officer Killed By His Own to Stop Him from Testifying...

A Baltimore police officer was killed with his own gun the day before he was scheduled to testify in a corruption case involving his own department, fueling speculation the killing was an inside job...

Israel Gives African Migrants A Choice: Accept Deportation or Indefinite Imprisonment

As President Trump makes plans to deport up to 55,000 Haitian immigrants out of the United States, his right-wing ally in Israel has similar plans to resolve his own refugee problem. Israeli prime minister...
Chicago Police

After Discovery of Corrupt Chicago Police Planting Evidence, An Unlikely Hero Begins the Process...

There are signs of a sea change in Chicago, long known as a center for police brutality and corruption. This is a city whose Black and low-income citizens have had much to fear from...
Cash Bail

The New Poor Houses, Cash Bail Is Ruining the Lives of the Accused

The socioeconomic inequality and racial injustices of American society are evident in that great processing plant of Black, Brown and poor bodies known as the criminal justice system. One of the key drivers of...
Paradise Papers

The Paradise Papers: How the Financial Elite Play a Shell Game To Stay Ahead...

The Paradise Papers detail perhaps one of the greatest economic injustices of which many have not heard, yet involve an economic issue that affects everyone. The documents are 13 million leaked financial records from Appleby,...
U.S. Military Mass shooters

Is Military Service a Factor in Turning People into Mass Shooters?

The most recent mass shooting in America, in which Devin Patrick Kelley opened fire on First Baptist Church in Sutherland Springs, Texas — killing 26 and wounding 20 — once again focuses attention on...
Philadelphia School System

Can Philadelphia’s Retaking of its Its Local School System Become a Model for Community...

After 16 years, Philadelphia is retaking control of its public schools from the state government. For the eighth-largest school district in the nation, the news is encouraging, as local control brings with it the...
Police Killings in Brazil

Black Life Is Cheap In Brazil as Police Kill 4,224 People In One Year...

The police in the United States are killing civilians at an alarming rate, and the problem of police abuse is well reported. In Brazil — the largest Black country outside of the African continent,...
Confederate Monuments

United Daughters of the Confederacy Led A Campaign to Build Monuments and Whitewash History

More than 150 years since the end of the Civil War, the United States has been unable to come to terms with a war that claimed 750,000 lives and was fought over the cause...
Failed State

Is America Turning Into A Failed State?

The concept of a failed state is one which is often associated with nonwhite and Third World countries, whether developing or underdeveloped. While the advanced countries, including the United States, will point to these...

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