People Power

How to Protest Neo-Nazis Without Adding to the Violence
by Laurie Marhoefer
Ways to fight white supremacists without helping their cause.
5 Ways You Can Help Black Moms Take Back Breastfeeding
by Rochaun Meadows-Fernandez
Insufficient support and stigma make Black women the least likely to breastfeed of any group.
“This Is Our Land”: Indigenous Rights Activists Respond to White Supremacist Rhetoric
by Jenni Monet
At the Trump rally Tuesday, indigenous and Latino rights advocates stood together to protest racial inequality in Arizona’s justice system. For these groups, facing militarized police is nothing new.
Inside the ACLU: Defending White Supremacists as a Black Attorney
by Abre’ Conner
As a constitutional lawyer, I fully support the First Amendment. But as a black person, I’m conflicted when it comes to defending hate.
There’s a Myth That White People Are Safer Among Other Whites
by Mike Males
New data on violent deaths show that all people are safest living in places with high diversity—but especially White people.
I Need to Start With the Racist Attitudes in Me
by Colin Beavan
Some of my anger at the recent actions of white supremacists comes from acknowledging my own capacity for ugliness.
Climate Justice Is Racial Justice Is Gender Justice
by Bill McKibben
What is a “just transition,” anyway? Bill McKibben asks Jacqueline Patterson, the director of the NAACP Environmental and Climate Justice Program.
Stop Using Mental Illness to Explain White Supremacy
by Christopher Petrella, Justin Gomer
White supremacy is not an unfortunate stain on an otherwise clean democracy. It’s terribly, terrifyingly normal.
In Truth and Reconciliation, First Things First—The Truth 
by David Ragland, Cori Bush, Melinda Salazar
Truth-telling needs to come first before we can begin to heal the racial divide and redress past harms.
Confederate Statues Have Been Invisible to Most White People
by Chris Winters
We’ve been living alongside the Confederacy too long, and white people are finally starting to notice.
The Historical Falsehoods That Feed White Supremacy
by Peter J. Hammer
Behind the racist slogans are historical tropes that the broader White America clings to, not just those who showed up for the “Unite the Right” protests.
Dear Fellow Lefties: Know Who the Real Enemy Is
by Kelly Hayes
United fronts aren’t about unity. They’re about survival. We have a lot of wounds to heal if we’re going to act in solidarity against what’s trying to kill us.
Goodbye, Small Farmer? Investors Could Soon Own Most of American Farmland
by Katy Keiffer
Today, 30 percent of American farmland is owned by non-operators who lease it out to farmers. Here’s why that’s a problem.
Al Gore’s “Inconvenient Sequel” Could Have Gone Further
by Mark Rahner
Let’s face it. The people who really need to see this film are never going to go near it.
10 Examples That Prove White Privilege Exists in Every Aspect Imaginable
by Jon Greenberg
Lessons people of color have taught me that changed my life—and could change yours too.