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The problems with white allies and white privilege
The anti-racist struggle needs to move beyond ideas of white privilege and white allies, writes scholar.
Last updated: 20 Sep 2013 10:50 GMT
US marks 50 years since King ‘Dream’ speech
President Barack Obama hails civil rights movement's achievements as nation marks anniversary of iconic speech.
Last updated: 28 Aug 2013 22:30 GMT
Trayvon Martin case a travesty of justice
George Zimmerman's acquittal was largely due to institutional racism in the United States, writes author.
Last updated: 08 Aug 2013 10:13 GMT
Why we must do more than repeal 'stand your ground' laws
Repealing 'stand your ground' laws won't rid disproportionate policing and racial profiling across the country.
Last updated: 03 Aug 2013 15:05 GMT
Killing the black male body
Young black men find little justice in an inherently flawed judicial system, particularly in Stand Your Ground states.
France Winddance Twine
Last updated: 29 Jul 2013 15:03 GMT
Are we all Muslim now? Assata Shakur and the Terrordome
Like the association of the 'black criminal' tied to the 'war on crime', so it is with Muslims and the 'war on terror'.
Last updated: 09 May 2013 09:06 GMT
What is terrorism?
Terrorism has come to signify race and religion though everyone is careful not to say so, writes author.
Laura Beth Nielsen
Last updated: 17 Apr 2013 13:15 GMT
The violence of rape
The violence of rape offends the human dignity, and crushes and breaks human beings, near and far, writes author.
Mary Clark Moschella
Last updated: 21 Dec 2012 13:04 GMT
Stripped of my clothes, my father, but not of my right to return
Discrimination against Palestinians is alive and well in Israel, reminiscent of Jim Crow.
Last updated: 06 Nov 2012 13:03 GMT
Ecological crisis and the need to challenge the 20 per cent
The US, home to less than 5 per cent of the world's population, uses almost a quarter of the world's fossil fuel.
Last updated: 15 Oct 2012 11:17 GMT
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