Results tagged with 'racism'
Published Aug. 8, 2012
Even before Arno Michaels saw a photo of the man who opened fire at the Sikh Temple in Oak Creek on Sunday, he knew. "I had a pretty intense feeling that the violence was racially motivated," he says. Then, seeing a photo of Wade Michael Page, he was certain.
Published May 8, 2012
I recently read Michelle Alexander's book, "The New Jim Crow: Mass Incarceration in the Age of Colorblindness." It takes head-on the "elephant in the room" concerning race in America. I feel it is a must read for anyone interested in equality and social justice.
Published Jan. 12, 2012
Milwaukee is going to have a great deal of difficulty moving forward until we find a way to talk about race and to admit that there are problems and that we all need to work toward solving those problems. A big part of that is learning the code that you hear almost every day, a code that is the way people try to hide their prejudice or disquiet with people of another race. The code is used mostly by white people toward blacks and Latinos.
Published Feb. 20, 2008
It's February and that means it's Black History Month! This event, celebrated annually in the U.S. and the U.K., was founded in 1926 by an African-American historian Carter G. Woodson.
Published May 12, 2006
Upset by two recent court decisions that found Milwaukee Police Officer Jon Bartlett not guilty in incidents involving minority men, the NAACP plans to begin holding hearings to plan its reaction.
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"Some..in Congress...would love to see us as second-class citizens....some...with this Tea Party movement would love to see you and me....hanging on a tree." US Rep. Andre Carson (D, IN) at a Congressional Black Caucus jobs event. (1)These words, which link the T...
"Whites went from being a privileged group to all of a sudden becoming ... the new victims." - Sociologist Charles Gallagher according to a CNN study.And then in reaction to that study Daniel Cubias at the Huffington Post tries to explain all this away in his editorial by basically sayi...
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