Category Archives: Racism

George H. W. Bush Modeled the Kinder, Gentler and More Colorful GOP That Could Have Been

By Keli Goff of the Daily Beast The 41st president’s own family gave him reason to work toward a more inclusive and diverse Republican Party. When Bill de Blasio featured his mixed race family in political ads during his run … Continue reading

Posted in Controversial, Future, George H. W. Bush, Immigrants, Racism

When the dreaded ‘other’ is an angry white man

By John Blake, CNN Republican Sen. Lindsey Graham once delivered an odd warning: “We’re not generating enough angry white guys to stay in business for the long term,” he said, while attending the 2012 Republican National Convention. No one is … Continue reading

Posted in Guns and gun control, Racism, terrorism, United States

Historian on violence against Jews: Words matter

By Wayne Flynt in AL.Com Historian and author Wayne Flynt delivered a message about violence against Jews in Pittsburgh at Beth Shalom Synagogue in Auburn, Alabama on Friday, November 2. This is his message: Every WORD counts. Every WORD has … Continue reading

Posted in Affirmative Action, civilization, Controversial, Quotations, Racism, terrorism, Thought-Provoking Analysis, United States

My True South: Why I Decided to Return Home

By Jesmyn Ward in Time When people ask me why I returned home to Mississippi after years of living in the West, the East and the Midwest, I simply say this: I moved home because I love the beauty of … Continue reading

Posted in Racism, Thought-Provoking Analysis, Time Magazine

How Richmond is addressing the debate over Confederate monuments 1 year after Charlottesville

By Meghan Keneally of ABC News On Richmond’s distinguished Monument Avenue, a statue of Robert E. Lee and his horse stand triumphant, just one of the many Civil War monuments erected in what was once the capital of the Confederacy. … Continue reading

Posted in Controversial, Discrimination, Racism, United States