Vox Populi

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Dr. Martin Luther King Jr: Conscience asks the question

Cowardice asks the question, is it safe? Expediency asks the question, is it politic? Vanity asks the question, is it popular? But conscience asks the question, is it right? And … Continue reading

February 22, 2017 · Leave a comment

George Yancy: It’s Black History Month. Look in the Mirror.

To many Americans, February, first officially recognized by President Gerald Ford in 1976 as Black History Month, is a time to celebrate African-American achievements, ones that were gained against nearly … Continue reading

February 10, 2017 · 1 Comment

Topher Sanders: “Only White People,” Said the Little Girl

Few things are more awesome than listening to kids playing on the playground. There’s magic in that mix of laughter and exhausted breaths — giggle, pant, giggle. Just the other … Continue reading

October 14, 2016 · 8 Comments

Khaled Bedouin and Asha Mohammed Nour: Fear of a Black and Brown America

Make America Great Again spells fear of a black and brown US, where racist rhetoric will graduate into racist policy. “What the hell do you have to lose?” Donald Trump … Continue reading

September 6, 2016 · 1 Comment

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