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Whiteness transformed: The racial order in 2042

By Alison D. Goebel I am a white middle class woman.  I grew up in the 1990s in the middle class suburbs of Chicago, one of the nation’s most segregated cities.  While I had classmates who were Arab American, Asian American, Latino and 1.5 generation Eastern European American, they didn’t live on my street, they […]

By Patrick McHale When proposed the notion of a United States that has progressed in equality and winning the fight against racism, sexism, and prejudice he viewed a very different America then today.  An America without prejudice is the real American Dream.  An America where being a melting pot is a blessing rather than a […]

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Egalitarian martyrs’ work still undone

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By John Telford The fiercely egalitarian legacy of Malcolm X is celebrated today by sincere egalitarians, both black and white.   However, let me hasten to point out that the magnificently in-your-face egalitarianism of that fearless man once known as “Detroit Red” is also safely “celebrated” by many far less-than-sincere, covertly racist whites and some classist, […]

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By Shakira Abdul-Ali and Lisa Santer “And the day came when the risk it took to remain tight in the bud was more painful than the risk it took to bloom.” – Anais Nin In 2010, race implied differences on which dehumanizing brutality had been based for generations. Thinking about race raised so much fear […]

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