Opinion

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Confederate flag, like the swastika, has no place in our future

What is behind "Stars and Bars," Calhoun Streets and Robert E. Lee statues-lynchings and mass incarceration, police bullying and murder of African Americans.

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What It Means to Become 'BiRachel'

While there is nothing essentially wrong with adopting another culture, Dolezal's deception presents some real social dangers that affect African-American communities.

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Racist terrorism in Charleston

All who support racial equality, democracy and justice know that the world is watching: this is time to mobilize to bring an end to racist terror and structural racism in general.

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Lupe Fiasco posts reflection on white supremacy via Instagram

On June 21, hip-hop artist Fiasco delivered a thoughtful reflection on the bankruptcy and futile nature of white supremacy in human society.

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A monumental contradiction

Washington, D.C., memorials invariably quote some of the masterpieces of our heritage, a reminder of the values that ground the American experiment in democracy.

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Rachel Dolezal and the individual right to ethnic self-determination

The propertied classes promoted the racist concept of white superiority to rationalize enslavement of people kidnapped from Africa, whose labor was the basis for the American economy.

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Obama uses N-Word to make point about not using N-Word?

It is a matter of recognizing and struggling against racism in all of its various forms, particularly its institutional features.

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South Carolina murders at Emanuel Church are terrorism, says Jon Stewart

Jon Stewart describes the murders at South Carolina's Emanuel Church as terrorism plain and simple. 

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"White privilege" is a racist concept

At its base "white skin privilege" tells white working folks that they do actually benefit from racism.

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America and race: 318,881,992 shades of grey

For far too long there has been such racial dissension and oppression in this country.

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