Racial Equity

Immiseration: Deliberative Impoverishment and Racial Profiling

By Dr. Merelyn Bates-Mims, Immiseration? Don’t panic. If you are like me, you have probably not…

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How to Bail Out Main Street

By Amie Fishman, East Bay Housing Organizations History will soon define the ongoing foreclosure crisis…

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Securing Equal Access to Foreclosure Relief for Communities of Color

By Kevin Stein & Kristina Bedrossian, California Reinvestment Coalition   Neighborhoods of color are still…

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To Fix STEM Crisis, Go Back to the Future

STEM Award Winner by The National Guard via Flickr   There is a STEM crisis in the…

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Unlocking Community Development: The Anchor Key

By Steve Dubb, Originally posted on Rooflines a Shelterforce blog. Anchor institutions—a term used to describe…

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Fisher Case Justices, Will You Reinforce the False Promises of the Past or Help Expand Opportunity for All?

In the Nation that we so desperately want to invent, it would be impossible to…

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Putting Color into the U.S. Foreign Policy Debate #HUEDebate

Putting Color into the U.S. Foreign Policy Debate #HUEDebate

by HUE, LLC Calling all foreign policy wonks! HUE, a progressive consultancy committed to amplifying the…

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Its Vital that African Americans Insist President Obama to Address the Needs of the Black Community

By john a. powell, Paul Hudson, Eva Paterson, and Roger A. Clay, Jr., Although we acknowledge the deep support President Obama received from many groups and from the American people generally, African-Americans were a critical constituency both nationally and in battleground states such as Ohio, where African-American turnout increased from 2008 and whose vote share was greater than its…

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Putting Color into the U.S. Foreign Policy Debate #HUEDebate

by HUE, LLC Calling all foreign policy wonks! HUE, a progressive consultancy committed to amplifying the voices, opinions, and experiences of people of color, invites you to take to Twitter and livetweet the next Presidential Debate with us October 22 at 9pm EST/8pm CST/6pm PST using the #HUEDebate hashtag. On Monday, October 22, 2012, President Barack Obama and Governor…

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Putting Color into the U.S. Foreign Policy Debate #HUEDebate

Putting Color into the U.S. Foreign Policy Debate #HUEDebate

by HUE, LLC Calling all foreign policy wonks! HUE, a progressive consultancy committed to amplifying the voices, opinions, and experiences of people of color, invites you to take to Twitter and livetweet the next Presidential Debate with us October 22 at 9pm EST/8pm CST/6pm PST using the #HUEDebate hashtag. On Monday, October 22, 2012, President Barack Obama and Governor…

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Putting Color into the U.S. Foreign Policy Debate #HUEDebate

Putting Color into the U.S. Foreign Policy Debate #HUEDebate

by HUE, LLC Calling all foreign policy wonks! HUE, a progressive consultancy committed to amplifying the voices, opinions, and experiences of people of color, invites you to take to Twitter and livetweet the next Presidential Debate with us October 22 at 9pm EST/8pm CST/6pm PST using the #HUEDebate hashtag. On Monday, October 22, 2012, President Barack Obama and Governor…

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Putting Color into the U.S. Foreign Policy Debate #HUEDebate

Direct talks: Five myths

Originally published on the Mosaic Blog Direct talks between Palestinians and Israelis are scheduled to commence in Washington on September 2, a decade after the last real final-status talks, and nearly two years after the last direct talks. Mahmoud Abbas and Benjamin Netanyahu will come face to face for dinner and talks in Washington as…

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Direct talks: Five myths

Women

The Violence Against Women Act: Why Most Republicans In The House Say It’s Ok To Rape, Idle No More And Gun Rights

Introduction: Of Gun Rights And Politics There is a fundamental difference between “leadership”/“helping people,” and “politics.” Yet, most folks tend to conflate the 3 terms and pretend that they’re inextricably linked or even synonymous. They’re not the same. “Leadership” is…

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Arson Attack on Women’s Health Organization in New Orleans

Women With a Vision (WWAV), a New Orleans advocacy and service organization that provides health…

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Walk4Justice: 720 Native Women Murdered and Missing

  Originally posted by our friends at Indian Country Today, TORONTO – When they walked…

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Claiming our power in the fight against AIDS

  I sat before the room dumbfounded.   Surrounding me were brilliant, beautiful, driven, and successful…

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Criminal Justice

Innocent or Guilty: In the DNA Profile Gotcha Game It No Longer Matters

  By Tammy Johnson, racial justice activist and writer living in Oakland, California, According to a…

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The execution of George Junius Stinney Jr., age 14

Injustice anywhere is a threat to justice everywhere. Martin Luther King Jr. Letter from Birmingham Jail,…

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Troy Davis executed: The fight ahead

  Troy Davis’ last resources to avoid the consummation of the death penalty he was…

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The Myth of Desegregation

A recent study claims segregation has hit the lowest point in a century. Here’s why it’s premature to celebrate Early last week a bit of cheery news was reported by the Manhattan Institute, a conservative think tank: black segregation has hit its…

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