Is systemic racism really a thing? Yes -- and Race Forward has produced a video series to show how racism shows up in our lives across institutions and socie...
Why Racism Still Matters |
The shooting in Charleston proved that racism is not just a generational problem.
How Racism Wins
Watch the devil distract with extremity and hyperbole.
What Is the Biggest Misconception About Racism?
"Until we have a conversation about what privilege means, we'll never understand what racism means."
The Top 10 Tools for Fighting Racism According to Wypipo
Every few months for the past ... oh, let’s say 450-odd years, black people in America have endured a particularly brutal but seldom-discussed form of torture. We all know about the historical travesties of slavery, Jim Crow and systemic racism, but there is another hardship that Africans in America bravely withstand every day with very little mention:
How Racism Went Viral
Mainstream social-media sites allowed white supremacists to flourish—and back Trump.
The Necessity of Calling Out Racism for What It Is
This past Monday was Martin Luther King Jr. Day. As allies fighting against social injustice across the country vowed to double down on their efforts and continue to champion the cause of equality and equity, the Pittsburgh Post Gazette’s Editorial Board published an editorial decrying the charge of racism The criticisms of the editorial have rightfully come hard and fast. Rather than revisit these criticisms which…
How to Apply for RAC Artists Support Grants Workshop
Reception / refreshments at 5:30 pm and Workshop from 6 to 7 pm on Wednesday, April 8, 2015 This workshop is only 2 weeks away from the April 23 deadline for applying for the RAC Artists Support Grant. These grants provide direct funds for artists’ projects, needs, and creative opportunities in all disciplines. Direct support enables diverse artists of all disciplines to advance their careers and…
RAC Artist Fellowship How-to-Apply Workshop
HOW-TO-APPLY for a RAC Artist Fellowship Workshop: Reception at 5:30 pm and Workshop from 6 to 7 pm In this workshop, learn how to access the application, what to include (and not) in your artist’s statement and work documentation, and get some answers to your questions. The RAC Artist Fellowships are designed to foster and invest in the careers of St. Louis artists of ALL disciplines by providing funds to allow for more time and space to study, reflect, experiment, explore, practice, and…
RAC Artist Support Grant HOW-TO-APPLY Workshop
Learn how to apply to the RAC Artist Support Grant with tips on navigating the eGrant, creating a budget, and how to present your work. Free and open to all eligible artists in all disciplines. 5:30 to 6 pm light refreshments and time to get there, find a place to park and be on time. 6 to 7 pm is the workshop. Free parking behind the Pageant and in the MetroLink lot A new round of the Regional Arts Commission of St. Louis…
Why we can't educate racism away
Racism Is Everywhere, So Why Not Move South?
July 8, 2017 Last winter, while waiting for friends on the Upper East Side of Manhattan, I wandered in and out of the boutiques on Madison Avenue. I could feel eyes on me, following me, my big Afro, hoop earrings and even bigger book bag I went into a coffee shop — a place that specializes in espresso. It was full of white men and women laughing and chatting. I took a seat at the counter and the barista asked for my order.…
What A Blind Person Thinks About Racism
SUBSCRIBE: goo.gl/YJUxOx LIKE ON FACEBOOK: facebook.com/tommy.edison FOLLOW ON TWITTER: twitter.com/BlindFilmCritic Tommy Edison, who’s ...
YWCA's top exec in Rochester to talk about racism
Dr. Dara Richardson-Heron's talk titled "Leadership Challenges in Achieving Racial Equity."
Racism in America: How Did We Get Here?
While much of our "national discussion" of race is a shoutfest, Bill's taken a different approach to a tough subject.
How Science Is Helping America Tackle Police Racism
The police killings of several unarmed black men in recent months have sparked protests nationwide demanding justice, heightening tensions between police departments and communities. In one narrative, these deaths represent a pattern of racist police officers using unnecessary lethal force against black communities. But that story—of bad people doing bad things—is much too simple, says Phillip \[…\]
Why Dylann Roof’s Racism Will Only be Nurtured in Prison
An author and former prisoner reflects on the white supremacist’s potential fate.
Brighton parents, youth discuss how to take on racism
A group of parents and young people met Thursday in Brighton with the goal of learning how to speak against racism. The attendees heard from some speakers about their personal experiences with racism and how to be proactive about countering it. The main goal of the evening was for parents to learn how to have an impactful conversation with their kids about racism. Audrey Sowell, a parent of three Brighton students and a teacher at Rochester City School District, was one of the…
‘Babysitting While Black’ And How Government Empowers Racism
A woman called 911 on a black babysitter only to learn that her instincts had failed her. Corey Lewis, 27, a black man, was inside his vehicle outside a Walmart in Georgia while caring for two white kids on Friday, when a white woman grabbed her phone and called 911.
Baltimore Officer Who Exposed Police Racism Wants To Be Chicago's Top Cop
Michael Wood Jr. made headlines last year by exposing corruption and wrongdoing in Baltimore.