Tag Archives: Race & Racism

Let’s Not Pretend We’re Colorblind

OP-ED Let’s Not Pretend We’re Colorblind (Paul Lachine illustration / June 16, 2014) Key Issues Forum: Are We There Yet?  BILL HOWE | OP-EDThe Hartford Courant 7:49 p.m. EDT, June 16, 2014 Many well-meaning people talk about being colorblind or proudly claim that they are raising their children to ignore racial or other differences. I know they are sincere […]

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True Colors – Racial Discrimination in Everyday Life

Uploaded on Feb 26, 2010 Documentary on the "nature of today's prejudices." Follows two men (equal in all measurable aspects, except skin color) as they particpate in a variety of "everyday" life interactions and situations to test levels of prejudice based on skin colors. Shows how two young men in St. Louis, one white, one […]

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    This picture is from a Milford, Delaware playground.  In Spanish it says (paraphrasing) “You have to have a permit to play here or you will be arrested.” The english version contains no information about needing a permit or else you will be subject to police action. An intimidation tactic ? A not so subtle […]

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It takes a Village to protect our President!!!

27 September 2009 It takes a Village to protect our President!!! Andrew M. Manis is associate professor of history at Macon State College in Georgia and wrote this essay. It first appeared in the Macon Telegraph For much of the last forty years, ever since America “fixed” its race problem in the Civil Rights and […]

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We Teach Racism, Sexism and Discrimination in Schools

Below is a link to a video which features NAME President Kevin Kumashiro, Gloria Ladson Billings, and Tim Wise.  Also an article from the Huffington Post included below http://live.huffingtonpost.com/#r/segment/503ba6ab2b8c2a0c510003aa We Teach Racism, Sexism and Discrimination in Schools Nicholas Ferroni Host, educator, historian, and student mentor Posted: 08/24/2012 3:28 pm http://www.huffingtonpost.com/nicholas-ferroni/teaching-education-discrimination_b_1826113.html It seems that every year […]

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