African American Skin

23 Jul 19
Yva Fortilus, Sebastian Rodriguez, Ellen Agnew, Stephanie StLouise, Sarah Miranda

by Stephanie StLouis To understand why Claudia Jones lived and died we need to understand first where she is coming from. As a starter, she was born with the birth name of Claudia Cumberbatch, was born on February 21, 1915, in Port-of-Spain, Trinidad then She adopted the of Claudia Jones. In 1942, her family migrated […]

23 Jul 19
Yva Fortilus, Sebastian Rodriguez, Ellen Agnew, Stephanie StLouise, Sarah Miranda

-He thinks if he was another skin color he would treat better when at work  (example of implicit racial discrimination on the job) I wanted to be in a place where I can learn English as fast as I can, so I can attend school. Case in point, I move to the US in August 3rd and […]

23 Jul 19
njcssjournal

Mark T. Kissling Penn State University—University Park      At first thought, it might seem odd to teach about race and racism in the United States with the music of Bruce Springsteen. One of the more famous long-time musicians in this country and around the world, Springsteen is likely not often associated with these topics, perhaps […]

23 Jul 19
Mr. Erickson Rules!

After watching the video of these poor officers being humiliated, as they were just doing their job, brings a few words to mind: UNCIVILIZED, ANIMALISTIC, DISGRACEFUL, NAUSEATING, UNIMAGINABLE, REPREHENSIBLE, INEXCUSABLE, … just for starters. Are you getting the impression I feel these (I’m not even going to go as far as to call them “people”) […]

23 Jul 19
Words & Deeds

Eds Note: While I’m on vaca I’ll be sharing some posts from TokyoSand on the 2020 Presidential Candidates. I’ll be back on July 29. Where are the 2020 Democratic presidential candidates on the issue of voting rights? Voting rights was identified by the 2018 midterm voters as one of their most pressing concerns, and is […]

23 Jul 19
ONLINE ARTICLES

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23 Jul 19
Philosophy Americana

I wrote this piece a number of years ago, initially just for myself to figure out some things about my encounters with Latin American philosophy. I was supposed to give this English version as a talk in Texas but hurt my leg and couldn’t make it. Later, I gave a Spanish version of the paper […]

23 Jul 19
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The Israeli director Guy Nattiv decided to make a movie about a reformed neo-Nazi only after receiving the blessing of his grandfather who survived the Holocaust. “Skin,” which opens in the U.S. on July 26, is Mr. Nattiv’s first American feature film. Mr. Nattiv said he dedicated it to Ruben Monowitz, who died two years […]

23 Jul 19

By Jon Dougherty (NationalSentinel) Fallout over the way 2020 Democratic presidential contender and South Bend, Ind., Mayor Pete Buttigieg handled a police shooting in his city earlier this summer is beginning to steamroll, with officers threatening a “mass exodus” after morale has fallen to a historic low. As we reported earlier this month, the president […]

23 Jul 19
Arcynewsy

The most important news at a glance: Mourning for Brigitte Kronauer (1: 57h) China's former head of government Li Peng is dead (13.09 clock) Drug Transporter rams Police Car (10:56 am) Attack of Wächtersbach had, according to investigators xenophobic motive (10.10 clock) South Korea issues warning shots on Russian military aircraft (6:02 am) US radio […]

23 Jul 19
Black is the Color

2. Black a : of or relating to any of various population groups having dark pigmentation of the skin black Americans or b : of or relating to African American people or their culture black literature a black college Black pride Black studies Now, pick your Black person: (A) Barack Obama (B) Mindy Kaling (C) […]

23 Jul 19
Gynocentrism and its cultural origins

Women of color feminists (WoC) are exposing white woman feminism for what it is.

23 Jul 19
Chicago Review of Books

An interview with the author of ‘Sealed.’