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Filed Under:Society & Culture / Ethnicity & Race
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Archived Since:February 11, 2009

Blog Post Archive

Voices: The Michael Brown Protests You Didn’t See

There will be those who will reduce Monday night to the sights of burning buildings and tear gas around Ferguson, Missouri, and use that to excuse and explain the police violence that both incited and accompanied them. But the reality...Show More Summary

New Fundraising Campaign Seeks To Preserve Sacred Land Of Pe’ Sla

Just over two years after the first fight to save sacred Native land in South Dakota, a new fundraising drive seeks to complete the drive to keep Pe’Sla — “the Heart of everything” — in indigenous hands. The campaign, organized by the Indian Land Tenure Foundation, seeks to raise $500,000 by Nov. Show More Summary

The Facing Race Files: Racial (In)Justice in the Post 9/11 Era

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The Facing Race Files: Lifting Up Queer and Trans Youth Resiliency

[View the story "Facing Race 14: Rainbow Warriors - Lifting Up Queer and Trans Youth Resiliency" on Storify] As promised, here are some of the images posted by the presenters: The post The Facing Race Files: Lifting Up Queer and Trans Youth Resiliency appeared first on Racialicious - the intersection of race and pop culture.

The Facing Race Files: Moving The Race Conversation Forward

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The Facing Race Files: Special Ferguson Update

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Live From Facing Race — The Next Fifty

From the program description: This year and next we will celebrate the anniversaries of major racial justice victories like the Civil Rights and Voting Rights Acts. In this plenary, big thinkers will reflect on trends and strategies for the next half century. Show More Summary

Live From Facing Race — Roots and Wings: Southern Histories, Legacies and Innovations for the Future

The second day of Facing Race kicks off at 10:15 a.m. EST with a plenary session describing current activist movements in the American South, a region many people still feel stopped being a hotbed of civic organizing during the Civil Rights Movement. Show More Summary

Live From Facing Race: Keynote Address Featuring Dr. Bernice Johnson Reagon, Toshi Reagon, and Tashawn Reagon

This year’s keynote session for Facing Race starts at 4:30 p.m. EST and will be a multi-generational affair featuring Dr. Bernice Johnson Reagon, Toshi Reagon, and Tashawn Reagon. From the program description: Bernice Johnson Reagon,...Show More Summary

Live From Facing Race — This Is How We Do It: Youth Led Racial Justice

Facing Race 2014 kicks off at 10 a.m. EST on Friday morning with “This is How We Do It: Youth Led Racial Justice,” a plenary session featuring the following speakers: FM Supreme, a founding member of Black Youth Project 100 and founder of the Chicago International Youth Peace Movement. Show More Summary

Follow Racialicious At Facing Race 2014!

Racialicious is pleased to be covering Facing Race 2014 from Dallas, Texas, on Nov. 14 and 15. The conference is hosted by Race Forward — formerly known as the Applied Research Center and the publisher of Colorlines. This year, you can follow Arturo as he shares his observations from the event on Twitter. Show More Summary

I’m The Last Black Person In America Watching Nashville (And I Think The Writers Know It)

By Kendra James This was fun. Will y’all join us next week? Someone stick around for Nashville and let us know if a PoC is in it… — Racialicious (@racialicious) September 25, 2014   Okay, maybe not the last Black person, but I do love Nashville. Show More Summary

Doctor Who’s Unsung MVP: Samuel Anderson

By Arturo R. García In the days following Doctor Who‘s latest season finale, you can expect most of the credit (or blame) for the show’s transition this year into the Twelth Doctor era on showrunner Steven Moffat, or on stars Jenna Coleman and Peter Capaldi. Show More Summary

Quoted: Is Sephora Targeting Certain Accounts For Cancellation?

If you’re a makeup junkie like me (and spent a ridiculous amount at Sephora last year to be eligible), then this notification for Sephora’s 20% off sale event had you squealing. Unfortunately, as many major companies are wont to do, they ruined the excitement almost immediately with some questionable solutions to their makeup resale problem. Show More Summary

Event: The Afrofuturist Affair in Philadelphia, PA

This looks so, so cool: This year, The AfroFuturist Affair Annual Charity & Costume Ball has expanded space-time from one evening to a month-long celebration of Afrofuturism. In addition to the 4th Annual Costume Ball on Saturday, November...Show More Summary

Race + Politics: Undocumented Activists Slam Democrats After Midterm Elections Losses

By Arturo R. García Tuesday night’s midterm elections brought with them the worst-case scenario for the Democratic Party: Not only did they lose control of the Senate to the Republicans, but the GOP added to its control of the House of Representatives. Show More Summary

The Statement We Wish We’d Gotten from the White Mother Who Mistakenly Ended Up with a Black Sperm Donor

by Guest Contributor Aya De Leon, originally published at Mutha Magazine All parents have hopes for their children. We have concerns about the world we’re bringing them into, but somehow, in an infinite number of circumstances, we become parents. Show More Summary

Quoted: Brittney Cooper on Hollaback’s NYC Street Harassment Video

There are actually two parts to this. One is, there are troubling racial politics, but it’s not just about men of color. The other racial politics about this are that white women appear the most vulnerable, right, to these menacing men. Show More Summary

Google to Latinos: We Will Define You for You

by Guest Contributor Roberto Lovato, originally published at Latino Rebels MISSION DISTRICT, SAN FRANCISCO—A new age is upon us, the Age of Soy. No, I’m not talking about some new genetically-modified organism that will (further) fundamentally alter the corn in our tacos, the gas in our cars or the farmland of the Midwest. Show More Summary

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