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Please Stop Sharing Pics of White Do-Good Officers "Doing Good."

For every news story about a Black or Brown woman or man who has been shot, injured, and/or killed by the cops, there are hundreds of counter stories and or photos of some… 945 more words

Race

Harper Lee is not immune

Today in class I showed the courtroom scene from the movie version of To Kill a Mockingbird. Though the movie is a pale reflection of the book, like most movies based on books, the courtroom scene is not too bad—Gregory Peck is exactly how I picture Atticus. 297 more words

Racism

Waco

My Facebook Feed is all full of articles/comments/posts about how the Waco Shootout shows just how differently the media deals with white gang violence than black gang violence. 62 more words

“It had been years since I really experienced fear.”

I write in cafes and while I mostly mind my own business, sometimes I can’t help but overhear my fellow coffee drinkers, especially when they’ve got their meetings turned up to CONFIDENT! 446 more words

Business

Privilege: It's Not What You Think

“The irony of American history is the tendency of good white Americans to presume racial innocence. Ignorance of how we are shaped racially is the first sign of privilege.

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College

White America’s Waco insanity: The shocking realities it ignores about racism & violence

SALON

The response to the Twin Peaks shootout says everything you need to know about how white privilege really works

Malcolm X, the famed Civil Rights leader and minister of the Nation of Islam, would have turned 90 years old this week. 1,491 more words

Martin Luther King

"Beware the Day They Change Their Minds" - Langston Hughes

In this era, racial tensions between people of color and white people are at all-time high in America. The events in the last three years have led to a social uproar within the black community– movements, uprisings, activism, and increasing dialogues about the issues at hand. 980 more words