Racism is really hard to talk about, especially in bi- and multi-racial groups. So how do you start? How do ...June 26, 2013
Generally speaking, semantics of race falls into two categories.June 26, 2013
Racism Affects Families from Generation to GenerationJune 26, 2013
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
Although lots of folks have tinkered with the formula and the numbers have been updated in line with the Consumer Price Index, the baseline assumption has not changed since the ...
It’s one thing to lose your job and suddenly face possible eviction if you don’t find a different one; it’s quite another to exist in a cycle of poverty surrounded ...
There is a reason that blaming the poor for their plight is useless, not to mention offensive. It’s usually not their fault, especially if they stay poor for long.
Approaching solutions to poverty may seem like a daunting task. With so much to overcome, some folks are paralyzed into doing nothing at all. But making a difference doesn’t have ...