Category: Race & Ethnicity

Migrating Toward Black-Brown Solidarities

Migrating Toward Black-Brown Solidarities

—Pierrette Hondagneu-Sotelo
In their new book South Central Dreams, Hondagneu-Sotelo and Manuel Pastor tell the story of Latinx immigrants in South Los Angeles.

Chocolate’s Bitter History

Chocolate’s Bitter History

—Jared Ross Hardesty
World Chocolate Day offers the opportunity to reflect on chocolate’s global history and how its past is still present today. And that past is much more sinister than a quaint, celebratory holiday suggests.

It Can Happen Here: Q&A with Alexander Laban Hinton

It Can Happen Here: Q&A with Alexander Laban Hinton

We spoke with Alexander Laban Hinton about the increased visibility of white power extremism under the Trump administration, its similarities to the Khmer Rouge regime, and the ways genocide can be prevented.

Loving Day During a Time of #BlackLivesMatter

Loving Day During a Time of #BlackLivesMatter

—Tanya Katerí Hernandez
Fifty-four years after the Loving v. Virginia decision, interracial marriage bans no longer exist, but White Supremacist violence and rhetoric still flourish.

Agency, Resistance, Resilience, Identity

Agency, Resistance, Resilience, Identity

—Shirley Hune and Gail M. Nomura
How can all of us better challenge falsehoods of Asian American and Pacific Islander women’s docility and call attention to the complexities of their past and present experiences in the United States and elsewhere?

Reckonings and Passages

Reckonings and Passages

—Michelle D. Commander
A profoundly personal story, Avidly Reads Passages is my journey into the past to gain better understandings about slavery and white supremacy and how they reverberate and threaten Black lives in our own times.

The Importance of Mentoring

The Importance of Mentoring

—Margaret M. Chin
During National Mentoring Month, Margaret Chin explores the importance of mentor-mentee relationships.