Race

Condescending But Not Racist

A prominent national figure passed away recently. He was important enough to merit national news coverage. As is the...

Jul 9 · >

How It Feels to Be ‘Inside Out’ After 40 Years of Keeping Everything In | The Root

“I didn’t expect to know this much about your dick.” I don’t know where to start, so I’ll just...

Jun 30 · >

White People Are Boring | The Root

Soggy toilet paper sheet repurposed as a mesh romper for bougie chipmunks David Brooks emerged from his seltzer waterbed today...

Jun 30 · >

Florida Cop Accused of Racism, Brutality and Sexual Assault Named Officer of the Year | The Root

A Florida police chief said he will review his department’s process of handing out its annual Officer of the...

Jun 30 · >

NYPD: It’s Not Racist When a Cop Calls You the N-Word | The Root

If you think that headline is clickbait, it’s not. It actually paraphrases the official New York Police Department’s training...

Jun 30 · >

A Pregnant Woman Was Shot in the Stomach, Killing the Unborn Child. Police Charged Her With Manslaughter | The Root

Law enforcement officials formally charged a woman with killing her unborn child after she was shot during an altercation...

Jun 30 · >
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Murderous White Supremacist Sentenced to Life in Prison for Charlottesville Attack | The Root

The terrorist convicted in the deadly attack during the 2017 “Unite the Right” March in Charlottesville, Va. has been...

Jun 29 · >

Jesse Jackson on Reparations: ‘We Are Due a Different Kind of Recognition’ | The Atlantic

Thirty years ago, the reverend made reparations for slavery core to his presidential campaigns. Now he’s watching as the...

Jun 29 · >

Conduction | The New Yorker

I departed Virginia with few effects to my name and no real farewells, on a hot summer Monday morning, four...

Jun 29 · >

Should America pay reparations for slavery? Ta-Nehisi Coates v Coleman Hughes | The Guardian

At a congressional hearing on reparations on Tuesday, two black writers offered strikingly different visions of America’s racial legacy....

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