Slate says today that the viral nature of Charles Ramsey’s interviews reflects ‘a persistent, if unconscious, desire to see black people perform.’
A map stereotyping neighborhoods in Minneapolis was inspired by the work of Trent Gillaspie
She’ll get none of the coverage in the news, but the best speech at today’s interfaith service in Boston didn’t come from President Obama.
A teacher had students write math problems, the students wrote math problems about slaves, the teacher handed out the problems, and there are some parents — some parents — who wonder what the big deal is?
A computer scientist at Harvard writes that any searches involving black-sounding names are more likely to be accompanied by ads suggestive of a criminal record than white-sounding names.
If there were competition to be Minnesota’s most racist city, Duluth would likely be a heavy favorite.
There is no such thing as ‘post-racial America.’ Not yet, anyway.
‘The genocide of my people is almost complete,’ Russell Means said in this 2009 interview.
Most Latinos surveyed don’t think voter ID laws will affect them, and most are in favor of the idea.
Songwriter Randy Newman is calling out what he sees as racism in the presidential campaign.
When should comments someone might see as racist find their way into the news?
As Minnesota stopped this week to observe the 150th anniversary of the Dakota Conflict, it’s not a bad time to ask what parallels may/may not exist in 2012?
Someone had spraypainted ‘ No Naggers’ over the billboard, and painted a confederate flag.
The controversial campaign takes on the issue of white privilege.
The Trayvon Martin story — he’s the kid who got killed for no good reason in Florida — has reached the “I’ve got nothing left to write, so I’ll just write something stupid” phase that many national issues reach. The barometer for this is Geraldo Rivera, who blames the fact the kid was wearing a Read more →