This picture captures what will hopefully be a more globally diverse future for American foreign policy, in which we are strengthening America’s relationships around the world. At the least, it’s a new look for the White House.
One more from Divided by Faith, it says “The logic is straightforward. (1) In the United States there is racial inequality in access to valued resources (see Chapter One). (2) Access to valued resources–such as jobs, prestige, wealth, and power–is gained in significant part through social ties. (3) As we have previously discussed, for reasonsContinue reading “The Perpetuation of Racial Inequality”
Here is a quote from the book Divided By Faith by Michael Emerson and Christian Smith. ‘The racialized society is one in which intermarriage rates are low, residential separation and socioeconomic inequality are the norm, our definitions of personal identity and our choices of intimate associations reveal racial distinctiveness, and where “we are never unawareContinue reading “Racialized Society”
I really liked what my blogging friend had to say about this photo, in which Pres. Obama has recieved a lot of critique for bowing to a foreign leader. Check it out here.
Powerful talk on race and privilege from Tim Wise. Thought this video would add to the discussion nicely. Freestyle with me, what ya think?
Just wanted to share this article I read about Obama’s failure to follow through on his original promises for Health Care that he got elected for. And it leaves me thinking, when it comes to Health Care, are we our brothers keeper? I have health care coverage, but should I fight to make sure thatContinue reading “Another perspective on Obama’s reforming of Health Care”
I wasn’t going to write about the racist pool incident that I heard about recently, but then I ran into this article and it was right on point, so I wanted to pass it on. Click here to read it… let me know what you think! Here is a video as well… talking about whatContinue reading “Racism at the Pool…”
Many times people talk as though being color blind is the goal that we should all be attaining. I guess the first question is whether or not being color blind is even actually possible. Secondly, is being color blind really the goal that we should be pursuing? Tim Wise in the video talks about anotherContinue reading “Color Blind or Color Conscious?”
Listen to the last minute of King’s famous speech, the night before he was killed…