Businesses owned by people of color are particularly vulnerable to the economic impacts of COVID-19. So this year, consider ditching the big corporations and opt for patronizing these small businesses instead.
The ambivalence surrounding Black Pete’s status in the Netherlands mirrors an international unease about the the function and significance of blackface images and performances globally.
Organizing around the Census and the election amplified the voice and visibility of Asian Americans in Texas. And visibility is the key to creating belonging in a robust democracy.
To make these after times different from the ones Baldwin lived through, White people need to reimagine their Whiteness and their wokeness and how they perform both.
Hint: There is no right answer, because people are not a monolith.
Empowering Black Americans with access to own property and build wealth is key to cities addressing decades of racist policies and inequality.
How to fix the racial wealth gap, end plutocracy, and build Black power.
After the civil rights movement, White people in the U.S. were still widely uncommitted to systemic solutions and policies to support racial equality. Although attitudes have shifted since, it’s not enough for transformative change.
It’s one thing to recognize systemic racism; it’s another to actually do something about it.
Across the U.S., racial segregation was not the byproduct of urban planning but often its intention. Minneapolis, one of the most liberal cities in the country, is no exception.