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I Was Racially Taunted. Wasn’t I?

“Ambiguity has always been a friend to racism,” writes former professional ball player, MLB analyst, lecturer at Yale University, and contributing opinion writer, Doug Glanville (New York Times, May 19, 2019).   It was his response to an incident earlier in…

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Smithsonian Curator Weighs in on Cleveland Indians’ Decision to Retire ‘Racist’ Logo

Paul Chaat Smith, one of the curators of “Americans,” a new exhibit at Smithsonian’s National Museum of the American Indian is unambiguous in his thoughts about Chief Wahoo, the symbol which, it was recently announced, will be removed from the Cleveland Indians baseball…

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The Monuments Must Go: An open letter from the great-great-grandsons of Stonewall Jackson.

William Jackson Christian and Warren Edmund Christian state clearly why the statue of their ancestor, the Confederate general, should be removed. “Our sense of justice leads us to believe that removing the Stonewall statue and other monuments should be part…

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Actions Small as Well as Big

Do you know about the symbol of wearing a safety pin?  It appears to have begun in the UK after the Brexit vote.  The article “People Are Wearing Safety Pins to Show Their Support for Marginalized Groups” explains it.   Thanks…

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Now is the time for true courage.

Bree Newsome’s statement explaining her motivation to scale the South Carolina statehouse flagpole and take down the Confederate flag.

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