Defending Radical Black Self-Determination

By Ajamu Baraka, -

By Ajamu Baraka for Counter Punch - It is absurd and an insult to argue that Russian propaganda efforts “deepen political and racial tensions in the United States,” as proposed by Julia Ioffe in [...]

Racial Wealth Gap Leading To Almost-Nonexistent Middle Class

By Julia Conley, -

By Julia Conley for Mint Press News - With people of color projected to make up the majority of Americans by 2043, a new study warns against policies that keep many black and Latino households [...]

Racial Inequality Is Hollowing Out America’s Middle Class

By Dedrick Asante-Muhammad, -

By Dedrick Asante-Muhammad and Chuck Collins for Other Words - Since 1983, national median wealth has declined by 20 percent, falling from $73,000 to $64,000 in 2013. And U.S. homeownership has [...]

Report: The Road To Zero Wealth

By Staff, -

By Staff of Institute for Policy Studies and Prosperity Now - While households of color are projected to reach majority status by 2043, if the racial wealth divide is left unaddressed, median [...]

America Was Never White

By Joe Krulder, -

By Joe Krulder for the History News Network. Events in Charlottesville recently cascaded into domestic terrorism. Three dead and dozens wounded as neo-Nazis, white supremacists, and other [...]

Honor Juneteenth By Closing The Racial Wealth Divide

By Jessicah Pierre, -

By Jessicah Pierre for Other Words - On June 19, 1865, Union soldiers arrived in Galveston, Texas. They carried some historic news: Slavery had finally and completely ended, they declared. All of [...]

The Invisible Threads Of Gender, Race, And Slavery

By Sasha Turner, -

By Sasha Turner for Black Perspectives - On March 24, 2017 the United Nations commemorated its ten-year anniversary for the International Day of Remembrance honoring the Victims of Slavery and [...]

Lost Manuscript Of Eyewitness Account Of Tulsa Race Massacre

By Allison Keyes, -

By Allison Keyes for Smithsonian - The manuscript, "The Tulsa Race Riot and Three of Its Victims," by B.C. Franklin was recovered from a storage area in 2015 and donated to the African American [...]

Race, History And The #ScienceMarch

By Christopher F. Petrella, -

By Christopher F. Petrella for Black Perspectives - Donald Trump is an anti-science president. In fact, his entire raison d'être -- perhaps unsurprisingly -- stands at cross-purposes with the [...]

Pondiscio Exposes Split In Ed Reform Camps Over Role Of Race

By John Thompson, -

By John Thompson for Living In Dialogue - Although I wouldn’t spend too much time eavesdropping on the civil war between liberal and conservative reformers, it is fun to periodically check it [...]

America’s Racial Wealth Divide Is Nothing Short Of Shocking

By Dedrick Asante-Muhammad and Chuck Collins, -

By Dedrick Asante-Muhammad and Chuck Collins for Other Worlds - Most media coverage of racial injustice has understandably focused on our country’s unfair policing and criminal justice system. [...]

Rejecting Postracialism: Whiteness, Morality And Decency

By Richard Raber, -

By Richard Raber for Daily Maverick - Beginning with the contention that most white people view racism conceptually as bad, evil or at least something that is undesirable to be associated with, [...]

America’s Huge Racial Wealth Gap Is No Accident

By Josh Hoxie, -

By Josh Hoxie for Other Worlds - Party platforms are dense and often morosely boring documents filled with wonkish policy proposals and partisan jeers at the other side. At over 40 pages, this [...]

The President Is Wrong About Dallas, Wrong About Race

By William Boardman, -

By William Boardman for Reader Supported News - hat the President expressed is a conventional wisdom meme, and it is both inadequate and false in so many ways, but it reflects the unhealthy [...]

Being Black Still Barrier To Rural Cooperative Board Membership

By John Farrell, -

By John Farrell for ILSR - In 32 years, little has changed for electric cooperatives in the South. A recent study published by The Rural Power Project shared results of a similar survey (of 313 [...]