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America’s open secret: Racism and white supremacy

Date: June 28, 2015 | Categories: News, News, Structural Racism,

Source: Daily Sabah Racism and white supremacy are deeply rooted in America’s social, cultural, political, economic and religious structures. American society is racially stratified with economic resources and foundational relations defined and shaped by it. Indeed, the racial hierarchy was embedded in society before America became America and it has never been undone despite claims of progress coming on the …

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White America’s Greatest Delusion: “They Do Not Know It and They Do Not Want to Know It”

Date: May 6, 2015 | Categories: News, News, Structural Racism,

Source: By Time Wise Though perhaps overused, there are few statements that so thoroughly burrow to the heart of the nation’s racial condition as the following, written fifty-three years ago by James Baldwin: …this is the crime of which I accuse my country and my countrymen and for which neither I nor time nor history will ever forgive them, …

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American Inmates Released After Decades in Prison

Date: April 25, 2015 | Categories: News, News, Structural Racism, Video All, Videos,

Source: As they stood to leave the court, one, Derrick Wheatt, thumped his chest, tears streaming down his cheeks. Mothers, sisters, nephews, and brothers stood tearfully almost unable to believe that twenty years after their convictions, the East Cleveland Three would be released. Also in the courtroom that day were lawyers and law students from the Ohio Innocence Project, …