So I am just doing some research for a paper I have to write when I read a passage that was very illuminating for our current racial condition in America and I just had to write about it. In this passage a Panamanian man writes to the Panama Tribune a newspaper that served mainly the […]
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So recently Oprah Winfrey made some very questionable comments while promoting the film Selma stating: What I’m looking for is some kind of leadership to come out of this to say, ‘This is what we want. This is what has to change, and these are the steps that we need to take to make these changes, […]
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In the past week so much has happened personally with me finishing my first semester of graduate school but also more internationally with the announcement that the US will move to normalize diplomatic relations with Cuba and North Korea being behind the Sony hack that it is easy to forget what happened last week especially as everyone prepares for Christmas. We cannot let 12/13/14 idly slip into another date where people rose up to protest but no real change was brought.
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2013: It Was Hard Out Here for a Racist
Some of the racist moments from 2013 that made it into the media. This sample shows how racism continues to manifest in social media and institutions from our society which disproves any concept of a post-racial society.
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