racism

No one asked me to do this. I am ok being the bridge between my two worlds; it’s a badge I wear with pride.

Introducing My White Family To My Black Culture

I’m a mixed-race, black and white Californian, and this was my first time in the South. Read...
Shannon Luders-Manuel    |   03.29.18   |   SHARE
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Hi. My name is Carrie. I’m a racist.

What To Do When You're A Low-Key Racist And Want To Change

I still wake up every day knowing that no matter how much work I do, as a low-key racist, I will always have more to do. And I’m happy to do it. Read...
Carrie Saum    |   03.21.18   |   SHARE
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An as of yet unknown group has sent a disturbing racist postcard to residents warning of Asians “taking over” Edison. (Image: YouTube/ Zevo News)

Racist Postcard Targets 2 POC School Board Candidates

Some backward thinking people seem to think that being racist is the same as being Patriotic. A racist postcard was sent out targeting two board Read...
Sarah Cottrell    |   11.2.17   |   SHARE
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Black Magic, Black Skin: Decolonizing White Witchcraft

I don't worship some appropriated feminine divinity or semi-European Paganism. I will talk about Black Magic, black skin and decolonizing white Read...
Shannon Barber    |   10.23.17   |   SHARE
Voices
When my activist community turned toxic, I had to find a way to keep moving forward with my work.

Should I Stay Or Should I Go? When Your Activist Community Becomes Toxic

It got to the incredibly toxic point, with my activist community, where I seriously considered walking away from activism for good. Read...
Trav Mamone    |   09.29.17   |   SHARE
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Words mean things, and these words from a Nazi cop harken back to a time of atrocious action.

The "Nazi" Cop Is From My Town, And It's A Problem

How are we supposed to feel safe from neo-Nazis if those protecting us align with them? We can easily do better than this, when dealing with this Read...
Darlena Cunha    |   09.22.17   |   SHARE
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Those who advocate for free speech the most vocally tend to be silent when marginalized people are censored.

When "Free Speech" Silences Marginalized Voices

When marginalized people respond to hateful speech with more speech, they often risk their physical safety — not just their comfort. Free speech is Read...
Trav Mamone    |   09.22.17   |   SHARE
Voices
I was most worried about my half-brother in Fort Lauderdale, and I benignly clicked on a news link about the city on my Facebook sidebar.

Coverage Of Black Looters During Hurricane Irma Reinforces Stereotypes

Like many Americans, I tried to keep close tabs on Floridian friends and family during Hurricane Irma. I clicked on a link that announced that a news Read...
Shannon Luders-Manuel    |   09.15.17   |   SHARE
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