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If you are a Black person who shrugs or side-eyes apologies from white America for being racist, it is a sign that you are healthy and will not be manipulated into positive reinforcement of our oppressor’s repeated cycles of abuse and devaluation, Stacey Patton writes.
Biden's Supreme Court pick at this moment in time means that when a Black woman enters and is seated in the U.S. Supreme Court, the whole race – past, present and future Negro, Black, African American, Americans of African ancestry – will enter with her, Rev. Leslie Watson Wilson writes.
In allowing the state to use a voting map adopted in late 2021 that a court ruled unlawful soon after passage, the Supreme Court is sending a signal to other states regarding the lack of review available regarding problematic maps they may draw.
When legislatures draw lines that are discriminatory or gerrymandered, the will of voters is subverted and diminished, Jasmine Burney-Clark is the founder of Equal Ground Education Fund and Action Fund, writes in this op-ed.
While the U.S. Supreme Court prepares to decide whether race-based affirmative action should persist, legacy admissions—essentially “affirmative action” for wealthy and white students that's excluded students of color and low-income students for decades—remain untouched.
Christianity in America is identified with an opposition to abortion. But it is an opposition without much Christian heart, writes Lisa Sharon Harper, a Black evangelical author who says the casualties are women’s actual lives and their ability to exercise agency over their own bodies, futures and stories.
through the prophetic preaching tradition already well established by his time, Rev. Dr. Martin Liuther King Jr. brought people of every tribe, class and creed closer toward forming “God’s beloved community” – an anchor of love and hope for humankind.
One of the most fascinating aspects of Sidney Poitier’s career was his political and racial symbolism and how, in many ways, his screen life intertwined with that of the civil rights movement – and Martin Luther King himself.
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