Poll: Race Relations Improving

Xavier: On a much more lighter note race relations have been improved significantly when comparing to how it was in the 1990’s. “Despite these differing perceptions, the poll includes positive results on the state of race relations, on personal, local and national levels. Most broadly, 54 percent of whites think race relations in this country […]

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‘Young black people can be heroes too’: the campaign to send kids to see Black Panther

“[Black Panther] is something that is not only wrapped in blackness but is also layered and nuanced. It has aspects of feminism, of black non-toxic masculinity, of loss, of pain, of various black existences – and that’s something very important for our kids to see.” “The campaign that began in early January swiftly gained so much […]

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Court Blocks White Alabama Community from Creating Its Own School System

The predominantly white Alabama city of Gardendale will not be allowed to secede from the majority black Jefferson County to form its own school district, a federal appeals court ruled Tuesday. The ruling from the from the U.S. Court of Appeals for the 11th Circuit reverses a district court decision that would have allowed residents of Gardendale […]

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The Largest Protest Ever Was 15 Years Ago. The Iraq War Isn’t Over. What Happened?

Fifteen years ago, on Feb. 15, 2003, somewhere between 6 million to 11 million people turned out in at least 650 cities around the world to protest the United States’ push to invade Iraq. It was the largest anti-war protest and remains the largest one-day global protest the world has ever seen. Today, there are […]

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