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How Chester the Puppet Sparked Battle Over Race and Free Speech in South Africa
Society & Culture  (tags: world, society, politics, race, South AFrica, South Africa, safety, ethics, culture, law, government, freedoms )

Cal
- 77 days ago - csmonitor.com
A case involving a right-wing singer and a puppet raises the question of how a 'rainbow nation' just two decades removed from a system of rigid segregation balances free speech with a persistent need to heal racial divides.
Broken On All Sides - CORRECT LINK   video
Society & Culture  (tags: Broken On All Sides, race, mass incarceration, voter suppression, slavery, prison slavery, justice system, The New Jim Crow, collateral consequences, racial inequities, minorities )

Dandelion
- 130 days ago - youtube.com
Addresses racial inequities within our criminal justice system and its devastating collateral consequences. Mass incarceration has become The New Jim Crow. It is something that has an impact upon us all, one doesn't have to be a minority to feel the pain.
The Truth About Race In America: It's Getting Worse, Not Better
Society & Culture  (tags: race, race issues, re-segregation, americans, children, education, freedoms, culture, society, politics, law, rights, government, ethics, crime, interesting, news, safety, usa )

Cal
- 280 days ago - alternet.org
Schools are resegregating, it's getting harder to vote, too many are incarcerated--America is becoming more separate and less equal.
Millennials See Themselves as 'Post-Racial.' What Does That Mean?
Society & Culture  (tags: race, surveys, generations, society, safety, politics, culture, americans, interesting, government, family )

Cal
- 303 days ago - csmonitor.com
An MTV survey finds that a majority of Millennials believe racism is fading, and that having a black president signals equal opportunity has arrived. MTV is ready to give them some perspective.
Ted Nugent Says He Learned His Nazi Rhetoric From the DEA and Texas Rangers (TEXT and VIDEO)
Society & Culture  (tags: Americans, Ted Nugent, republicans, dishonesty, lies, race, bigotry, society, ethics, politics, humans )

Carrie
- 367 days ago - rawstory.com
A week after cancelling an appearance of the Erin Burnett show, musician Ted Nugent gave an extended interview with the CNN host where he compared President Barack Obama to rapists, murderers, and child molesters and took credit for getting Piers Morgan's
50 Years After The Bombing, Birmingham Still Subtly Divided
Society & Culture  (tags: race, Birminghamm bombing, race relations, USA, politics, society, ethics, culture, law, government, freedoms )

Cal
- 530 days ago - npr.org
Fifty years ago Sunday, a Ku Klux Klan bomb at a Baptist church in Birmingham, Ala., killed four black girls and sent shock waves throughout the country.
Guns Are for White People
Society & Culture  (tags: Americans, race, guns, society, culture, crime, rights, news, interesting, media, politics )

Carrie
- 576 days ago - bloomberg.com
Everybody's white. That's the conclusion from a survey of gun magazines I bought the other day. The survey, I admit, was not conducted in accord with the best research practices: I asked the guy at the subway kiosk for as many gun magazines as...
Eliminate Racial Profiling By Law Enforcement ! PLEASE SIGN ! !
Society & Culture  (tags: humans, race, police, protection, racial profiling )

Cher
- 581 days ago - takeaction.takepart.com
George Zimmerman's recent acquittal of Trayvon Martin's death has caused many to examine racial prejudice in our legal system. Profiling is still exercised by police, leading to wrongful arrests and mistreatment.
Here's Florida's Next Trayvon Martin Case
Society & Culture  (tags: crime, justice, race, politics, guns, Florida, Stand Your Ground Law, sadness, safety, society, death, murder, children )

Carrie
- 591 days ago - motherjones.com
A white man named Michael Dunn shot and killed an unarmed black teenager named Jordan Davis in Florida last year after a brief dispute. But there were several eyewitnesses to the Davis killing, including his three friends who survived.
School Suspensions: Does Racial Bias Feed the School-to-Prison Pipeline?
Society & Culture  (tags: society, rights, race, politics, culture, education, children, government, dishonesty, americans, safety, violence, ethics )

Cal
- 698 days ago - csmonitor.com
Two students set off fire alarms in the same school district. One of them, an African-American kindergartner, is suspended for five days; the other, a white ninth-grader, is suspended for one day.
Supreme Court: The Corporate Case for Affirmative Action
Society & Culture  (tags: abuse, americans, culture, education, ethnicty, race, corporations, affirmative action, ethics, freedoms, government, law, politics, news, safety, society, women )

JL
- 872 days ago - businessweek.com
On Wednesday, Oct. 10, the U.S. Supreme Court will hear arguments on whether universities may favor racial minorities in admissions.Corporations do not want the Supreme Court to condemn preferences in broad terms
The Stop-and-Frisk Crisis: How to Criminalize An Entire Generation of Black and Latino Men
Society & Culture  (tags: race, police, society, politics, ethics, government, police, law, abuse, rights, news, freedoms, usa )

Cal
- 986 days ago - alternet.org
Instead of curtailing gun violence in the inner city, stop-and-frisk has only succeeded in marginalizing young males of color.
Trayvon Martin Case: US Could Bring Hate Crime Charge Against George Zimmerman
Society & Culture  (tags: law, government, goodnews, Trayvon Martin Case, race, culture, society, politics, rights, police, freedoms, usa, violence )

Cal
- 1069 days ago - csmonitor.com
The Justice Department could bring a hate crime charge against George Zimmerman in the killing of Trayvon Martin if there is sufficient evidence the slaying was motivated by racial bias
Don't Call Them "Post-Racial": How Young People Actually Think About Race
Society & Culture  (tags: society, race, questions of race, race relations, culture, children, education, news, interesting, media, freedoms, ethics, usa, politics, child )

Cal
- 1360 days ago - alternet.org
Too many people have taken the established fact of increased racial tolerance among today's youth and hastily labeled them "post-racial."
When Talk of Race Goes Behind Closed Doors
Society & Culture  (tags: race, society, culture, society, politics, usa, news, americans )

Cal
- 1870 days ago - cnn.com
We're just going to put it out there: Behind closed doors, whites talk differently about blacks.
 

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