On the Policing of People of Color and the Death of George Floyd-June 1, 2020. In the wake of the killing of George Floyd, and unarmed person of color, by the police, this post talks about how people of color are disproportionately affected by policing.
What is the 1994 Crime Bill, and Why is it So Controversial?-February 3, 2020. This post talks about the good, the bad, and the ugly in the 1994 crime bill, which became a major point of discussion in the 2020 Presidential Election. This post is also in the women’s rights and other injustices sections of the blog.
On Remembrance of the Holocaust-January 27, 2020. This post talks about how many people are forgetting the Holocaust in Nazi Germany, and how it’s important to better remember it. This post is also the sections for ableism, LGBTQ+, and religious intolerance.
White Supremacy and Prisons-September 30, 2019. This post talks about a place that is seldom thought of as a hotbed of white supremacy yet is one: prisons.
The Fight for African American Civil Rights is Not Over-February 26, 2019. History textbooks talk as if the fight for African American civil rights was in the 1950s and 60s. In reality, that fight didn’t end then and is going on now.
Institutional Racism Series: A Conclusion-July 24, 2018. In this post, I summarize how institutional racism is present in so many aspects of life in the United States.
Institutional Racism Series: How it Affects College Experiences-July 17, 2018. This post discusses how institutional racism created vast differences in how people experience college.
On Starbucks, Other Employers, and Racial Bias-June 5, 2018. This post explains why we should pay attention to the racial biases of not just employees, but employers as well.
Institutional Racism Series: How it Affected How I, and Others, Were Policed-May 15, 2018. This post discusses how institutional racism created vast differences in how people were policed.
Institutional Racism Series: How it Affected Where I Went to School-April 24, 2018. This post discusses how institutional racism affects where I and many other people go to school.
Institutional Racism Series: How it Affected Where I Live-March 27, 2018. In this, the second post of my series on institutional racism, I explain how institutional racism affects where I and many other people live.
Introducing a New Series of Blog Posts!-March 20, 2018. I use this post to introduce a series of blog posts on institutional racism. If you want to read about how I (and others) define institutional racism, I recommend reading this post.
Racism Exists Where You Don’t Expect It-December 5, 2017. After the author stares at racism on his family’s car and on street poles around his neighborhood in New York City, he argues that racism doesn’t just exist in eras like the 1950s or places like the southern United States. It exists everywhere, even in places where you don’t expect it.
Addressing Silence on Black Lives-May 30, 2017. This post discusses the silence which often exists with black lives. This was written in the aftermath of the death of Richard Collins III, a student at Bowie State in Maryland who was at the time recently commissioned to be a Second Lieutenant in the United States Army.
The Problems with Racial Colorblindness-May 16, 2017. This is my first blog post, not including the introduction to the blog. This post explains how idea of “racial colorblindness,” while appealing in some ways, is actually problematic.
Note that the dates listed here are the dates that these posts were originally published. Some posts were re-published after the original publication date listed here.