In order to achieve full reparations, we need to reconstruct media systems built on violence, specifically anti-Black violence.
Gun violence cannot be abstracted from a broader culture of violence and authoritarianism that calls for more gun ownership, more police, and more national security.
When film and television creators feature people of color in their storylines, they often feel compelled to frame them via tragic histories of oppression. But what about simply letting BIPOC characters experience the same joy as their White counterparts?
33,000 Japanese Americans served gallantly in the U.S. military during the war, fighting for a country that had unconstitutionally wronged them, their families and friends.
Since the start of the pandemic, the sense of responsibility to educate White people on racism and anti-Asian violence has overshadowed what API Month is really about: celebration and connection.
In the wake of the Buffalo massacre, scholar-activist Rosa Clemente worries that communities of color will be more heavily policed while White supremacists will continue to access guns freely.
The racial wealth gap exists by historical design. In order to undo that divide, we need to be just as intentional.
The treatment of Ukrainian versus Black and Brown asylum seekers has prompted criticism that the administration is enforcing immigration policies in ways that favor White, European, mostly Christian refugees.
You can say that my parents came to America for a better life, and they got one. But American imperialism shaped their paths.
The 1992 L.A. rebellion was a wake-up call for a deeply segregated city. Where authorities have failed over 30 years to rebuild what was lost, multi-racial organizing has succeeded in leading progressive change.
Even though Ramadan is about community, the pandemic forced us into isolation. Now, we are cautiously emerging, rebuilding our ties, and reimagining how to mark the holy month of fasting.
State legislatures and elected officials around the country have almost always responded to crime with more police funding in spite of little to no positive results. Instead, they could tackle the recidivism rate, solve the housing crisis, and reduce poverty.