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I’m Trying to Find Hope, but This Campaign Isn’t Helping
In the wake of police killing Terrence Crutcher and Keith Lamont Scott, the first presidential debate offered nothing to suggest black lives truly matter.
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Black Charlotte Is Frustrated—and That’s by Design
The Queen City has boomed in recent years. But its growth and prosperity has only hardened a racial divide established decades ago.
September 23, 2016
The NBA Is Trying to Convince Players Not to Protest Police Brutality on the Court
But WNBA players have shown why it's probably not going to work.
September 21, 2016
Colin Kaepernick on Terence Crutcher and ‘Racism Disguised as Patriotism’
A new generation of athletes and sports fans are learning that courage is contagious.
September 19, 2016
Bigots Beware: White Athletes Are Becoming Sympathetic to Anthem Protests
We have, as of this writing, not seen white, male pro athletes join the “Kaepernick protests.” But you can sense that it is coming.
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September 15, 2016
The Seahawks Are Trying to Reroute Kaepernick’s Protest, and They’re Completely Missing the Point
The Seahawks’ latest move ignores community organizations on the ground and treats police violence like it’s a communication problem.
September 14, 2016
A New Generation of Freedom Fighters Is Taking It to the Streets—and the World
As schools, states, and corporations redraw their borders, young people are launching transnational campaigns to fight back.
September 8, 2016
Mahmoud Abdul-Rauf: The NBA Player Who Was Colin Kaepernick 20 Years Before Colin Kaepernick
He has no regrets.
August 30, 2016
America Needs to Listen to What Colin Kaepernick Is Actually Trying to Say
Too many people are talking about patriotism and etiquette instead of reckoning with the substance of his critique.
August 4, 2016
White Noise in the ‘Conversation’ About Race
Polling suggests the problem isn’t that we’re not talking about race; it’s that the majority of white Americans aren’t listening.
Donovan X. Ramsey