Basic Assumptions for Racism

Author James Forman Jr. discussed his book, Locking Up Our Own: Crime and Punishment in Black America, with Amy Goodman on DemocracyNow…

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Cultural Appropriation or Appreciation?

Cultural appropriation is about ownership of your own culture both individually and as a group.  The cultural melting pot trope…

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Remembering AIM

The American Indian Movement (AIM) was founded in 1968 (six years after I was born).  Reading about the individuals involved…

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History Arguments as Distractions

Flaming and trolling are common vocabulary these days, but they denote different things (see Wikipedia) and may even mean different…

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Racial and Gender Equivocation

Excerpted From:  Historical Amnesia About Slavery Is a Tool of White Supremacy:  Where we have (mostly) condemned slavery, we as…

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