Racism

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April 2015

August 2013

Can the Labor Movement Save Its Soul?

2017-12-04T06:30:16+00:00

It’s not coincidental that at this very moment both the labor and racial justice movements stand at a crossroads in our nation’s consciousness. The people who fight to undo worker’s rights and assault unions are often the very same folks who craft laws and policies that allowed Trayvon Martin’s killer to walk free, that disenfranchise [...]

Can the Labor Movement Save Its Soul? 2017-12-04T06:30:16+00:00

July 2013

Racism Unmasked: From Paula Deen to the Supreme Court

2017-12-04T06:30:16+00:00

What has become strikingly clear over the past several weeks with the roll back on Voting Rights by the Supreme Court, the “debate” about whether or not Paula Deen has a penchant for using the “n-word,” along with the trial of George Zimmerman… is that there is rampant misuse of the term racism. From the [...]

Racism Unmasked: From Paula Deen to the Supreme Court 2017-12-04T06:30:16+00:00

Is George Zimmerman Truly a “Creepy Ass Cracka”?

2017-12-04T06:30:17+00:00

Last week in the Trayvon Martin trial one of the more explosive moments came when Rachel Jeantel uttered the words “Creepy Ass Cracka” (translation…Cracker) in her account of Trayvon’s description of his soon-to-be murderer. When Rachel recounted this epithet, the courtroom went dead silent while the social media channels exploded with chatter.  Pundits, both on [...]

Is George Zimmerman Truly a “Creepy Ass Cracka”? 2017-12-04T06:30:17+00:00