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What Whites Don’t Know About Racism

Posted December 1st, 2015 at 11:45 am (UTC-4)
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When more than half of blacks and a third of Hispanics report that they have experienced unfair treatment in public places at some point just in the last month because of their race, for whites to deny the seriousness of racism in America is to say, in effect, that folks of color are hallucinating, irrational […]

Cops Die, Too

Posted August 31st, 2015 at 11:40 am (UTC-4)
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This has been a difficult year for violent incidents involving police. The news has focused mostly on cops using excessive or deadly force against unarmed men, mostly white cops shooting and killing unarmed black or Hispanic men…

Anti-Bias Training for Police Is Just a Start

Posted May 11th, 2015 at 2:49 pm (UTC-4)
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Here’s some bad news: You’re a little bit racist. Probably sexist, ageist and classist too. It’s not your fault, though; we all are.