“the way to overcome it is to start talking beyond race and start seeing beyond race. To be your brother’s keeper, you must first know that you are his brother. “
“A debate that started simmering last month over whether New Orleans’ two highest-paid trash vendors are complying with the terms of their contracts boiled over Monday into a racial clash…because they are held by minority-owned firms”
“News of her courtroom victory raced through the city’s nail-salon industry. A coalition of groups representing service-economy workers called Justice Will Be Served! had created a new Nail Salon Workers Network”
“Tom Selders spoke out against a raid at a meatpacking plant, and the town spoke in the voting booth by turning him out of office.”
I think the real test of Jolie’s commitment to bettering the lives of people in the developing world will be how she treats Zahara’s birth mother – who is VERY much alive.
“ONLY in AMERICA can black woman getting an education be presented as a tragedy or be couched in terms of what Black men aren’t doing.”
“Immigration isn’t the only explosive racial issue facing voters in the coming election year — the anti-affirmative action movement is pushing 2008 ballot initiatives across the country. Is economic populism the antidote?”
“The video titled, “Laughing Matters — Think About It,” features a white, blue-collar worker named Billy who’s portrayed as racist, sexist, and clueless while illustrating inappropriate humor.”
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