A black baby was born on a boat on the Mediterranean Sea in late June. Its mother was trying to escape from Libya, together...
Baltimore’s Columbus statue gets dumped in the harbor pic.twitter.com/ZwuNcqAH6d — J. M. Giordano photo (@jmgpix) July 5, 2020 During anti-racism protests in Baltimore, Maryland, a statue...
From harmless taunts to media induced cultural symbols of beauty, the obsession with ‘fair’ skin points to a regressive and archaic Indian self.
Report shows that among white respondents, 65% said their parents had “never” or “rarely” had conversations with them about racism when they were children.
Dropping of the word ‘fair’ from the popular ‘Fair & Lovely’ cream is sheer tokenism in a country that lives by the regressive and misogynistic ‘fair is beautiful myth’.
This is indeed a moment in history when we may acquire the much needed insight and inspiration from Bonhoeffer’s extraordinary life and legacy.
I see something more in this wave of American protests, too. As a sociologist specializing in Latin America’s human rights movements and policing, I see a pro-democracy movement of the sort more common south of the border.
The Brutal Murder of George Floyd Underlines America’s Ingrained Discomfort with the Black Community
The brutal murder of George Floyd highlights President Donald Trump’s overt racism, the muted leadership of the Republican Party, and its antipathy toward the black community.
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