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This is an excellent video by Marina Watanabe. As an American Indian of mixed blood (my Certificate of Degree of Indian Blood says I'm 3/8s, but my reality is a bit more complex than that), I ...
by Meteor Blades
Comment Count 293 comments on Mon Apr 13, 2015 at 02:06 PM PDT with 322 Recommends
Jason Williamson is a staff attorney with the ACLU’s Criminal Law Reform Project and authored a story in Salon published WEDNESDAY, APR 15, 2015 that clearly explains what one common policing ...
by jodem
Comment Count 2 comments on Wed Apr 15, 2015 at 12:32 PM PDT with 25 Recommends
This is the first in a series of diaries that will examine the underlying causes for the continuing police violence disproportionately employed against African Americans, causes I believe to be ...
by Steven D
Comment Count 30 comments on Fri Apr 17, 2015 at 07:52 AM PDT with 18 Recommends
I read an article on Thinkprogress.com this morning that asks the question "Has Bill Maher Finally Gone Too Far?" with regard to his animosity toward Muslims and Islam. I personally think the ...
by Mayakaath
Comment Count 33 comments on Fri Apr 10, 2015 at 01:22 PM PDT with 24 Recommends
This diary is Part 2 of a series triggered by my reaction to the murder of Walter Scott by Michael Slager. It represents my attempt to examine the larger issue that Scott's murder symbolizes, the ...
by Steven D
Comment Count 6 comments on Sun Apr 19, 2015 at 10:28 AM PDT with 14 Recommends
human beings. Human beings come in a variety of shapes, colors and sizes, but one thing they all have in common is their shared humanity. Well that and almost every one of them has a character ...
by Steven D
Comment Count 7 comments on Sun Apr 19, 2015 at 04:03 PM PDT with 9 Recommends
You may (or may not) have heard about the blowup this week in Toronto about the cancellation by the Toronto Symphony Orchestra of a guest appearance by pianist Valentina Lisitsa this week, because ...
by chingchongchinaman
Comment Count 15 comments on Sat Apr 11, 2015 at 06:30 PM PDT with 6 Recommends
Please,say it isn't so... Another light-skin cop shoots an unarmed person with darker skin for no apparent reason except for the light-skin's anger. What the hell is going on? It appears, we are ...
by thinkingblue
Comment Count 6 comments on Thu Apr 09, 2015 at 06:44 AM PDT with 3 Recommends