Hushidar Mortezaie artwork
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Tag Archives: race

Race, Crime, and Criminal Justice

This course offers an examination of race in the context of the American criminal justice system. Emphasis is placed on the treatment of racial minorities as victims and offenders by law enforcement, courts, and corrections. Dr. Thomas Alexander University of … Continue reading

Intro to Intersectionality

  This video provides an introduction to “intersectionality,” a key concept in Sociology and sociological analyses.

What to Do When White Supremacists March in Your Town

How people committed to peace and justice can resist alt-right rallies with resilience. By Mia Henry and Sharon Djemal Resilience – To shift from reactivity to a state of resourcefulness in moments of stress and crisis. (Rockwood Leadership Institute) They … Continue reading

The Racist Roots of Liberalism

The University of King’s College lecture series “Conceptions of Race in Philosophy, Literature and Art” examines how the notion of race and the phenomenon of racism have developed in the Western tradition. Dr. Charles W. Mills, author of The Racial … Continue reading

Luke Cage: An Exploration of Black Identity

By Marquise Griffin “Man, it is what it is. You can’t understand a man if you ain’t live what he lived.”             -Method Man “Bulletproof Love” I have a vivid memory of being in the Chicago Union Amtrak station in … Continue reading

Songs for Survival: A Playlist

By William C. Anderson People have, at all times, been fighting against something heinous in the United States. Despite the ongoing injustice, oppression, and alienation that exists in this country, music is a saving grace for the nation. Dominating global … Continue reading

Dreams for My Daughter

By Michelle Lugalia-Hollon Several months ago, during my daughter’s night time bath she pointed out that she wasn’t white like the tub, she was black, “like mommy.” I was thrilled! “That’s right!” I affirmed. “My biracial toddler identifies as black!” I … Continue reading

Policy and Possibility in the Movement for Black Lives Platform

By Matt Delmont | African American Intellectual History Society Praxis Center is pleased to collaborate with the African American Intellectual History Society to present featured blog posts from their “#ScholarsRespond to a Vision for Black Lives” online forum. Organized by AAIHS Editors Keisha … Continue reading

America the Color

The CONNOTATIVE MEANINGS of such words as “majority,” “minority,” “Black,” “White,” “illegal aliens,” “wealthy,” “poor,” “educated,” “uneducated,” ESPECIALLY WHEN THEY ARE GROUPED TOGETHER AND WHEN THEY ARE REFERRING TO PEOPLE, are more powerful and deeply seated than their denotative meanings. … Continue reading

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