February 26, 2018
— Carol Spindel
Student government leaders are demanding the removal of Indian imagery from campus buildings and opening discussion about a new mascot. The presence of this re-energized student activism is one reason for optimism. But students need to hear from campus leaders.
October 25, 2017
— Miri Song
As multiracial people and unions become increasingly common in highly diverse societies such as United States, Miri Song examines what it means to be multiracial.
October 18, 2017
—Stanley I. Thangaraj
As athletes around the country take a knee to organize for justice and life, Stanley I. Thangaraj reflects on how race structures sports and everyday life in the United States.
October 11, 2017
In light of the recent controversy over Dove’s body wash ad, Carl Zimring revisits the history of racist attitudes towards hygiene in order to better understand the roots of present-day inequalities
August 16, 2017
—James M. Thomas
Whereas the era of dog whistles may have signaled an ambient level of white rage, today’s white rage is so constantly amplified it no longer makes sense to talk about it as rage, or any other set of feelings that fall outside of normal conditions. In the Trump era, white supremacy is no longer a matter of rage. It’s a matter of fact.
July 10, 2017
Despite all our ‘progress’ in women’s rights and gender equality, these same rights are still up for debate. Part of the problem is thinking that promoting some women is enough. If we fail to consider the rights of racial minorities and LGBTQ citizens and ignore class inequalities, then we fail at gender equality.
June 30, 2017
Bear culture for husky, hirsute gay men remains predominantly white. But three annual events, Heetizm Myami, Big Boy Pride, and Heavy Hitters Pride, focus on men of size and color, providing a space for celebration and solidarity.
June 15, 2017
In this interview, Bertin M. Louis discusses protestantism in the Haitian diaspora of the Bahamas and his role as a scholar-activist and cultural critic of American anti-black racism and white supremacy.