Racism is really hard to talk about, especially in bi- and multi-racial groups. So how do you start? How do ...June 26
Generally speaking, semantics of race falls into two categories.June 26
Racism Affects Families from Generation to GenerationJune 26
Jackson is a unique city with great potential. What makes this city great are her people, their passions and their visions.
First and foremost, there can't be any discussion about race and racism unless you're willing to entertain the notion that it still exists—that we're not living in a "post-racial" society—and ...
One effective way to begin to understand our racial biases is to examine where they came from. When you're ready to engage in the race conversation, here are some questions ...
It's easy to fall into a debate about race and racism, but debate usually hardens our positions, instead of opening us to the possibility of change.
Racism is really hard to talk about, especially in bi- and multi-racial groups. So how do you start? How do you engage without offending? Here are a few tips.
Generally speaking, semantics of race falls into two categories.
Racism Affects Families from Generation to Generation
In the past 30 years, America's prison population has exploded. Since 1970, our prison population has risen 700 percent, and the U.S. now houses roughly 25 percent of all prisoners ...
The problem with white privilege is that those who enjoy it usually don't know it, or want to know.
Disparities between whites and people of color in the United States, and Mississippi, are still wide, and they result from years of historic racism and inequality.
When Chokwe Lumumba was a new member of the Jackson City Council, he went looking for an answer to the dubious adage that undocumented immigrants performing low-skill jobs in the ...
One of the uglier memes that popped up during the recent Jackson mayoral campaign was the comparison of then-candidate Chokwe Lumumba to former Mississippi Gov. Ross Barnett.
If you are interested in exploring and learning more about race in Mississippi and in America, here are a few resources to get started.
“Poverty in the Midst of Plenty is a paradox that must not go unchallenged in this country.” — John F. Kennedy