To make these after times different from the ones Baldwin lived through, White people need to reimagine their Whiteness and their wokeness and how they perform both.
Hint: There is no right answer, because people are not a monolith.
Empowering Black Americans with access to own property and build wealth is key to cities addressing decades of racist policies and inequality.
How to fix the racial wealth gap, end plutocracy, and build Black power.
After the civil rights movement, White people in the U.S. were still widely uncommitted to systemic solutions and policies to support racial equality. Although attitudes have shifted since, it’s not enough for transformative change.
It’s one thing to recognize systemic racism; it’s another to actually do something about it.
Across the U.S., racial segregation was not the byproduct of urban planning but often its intention. Minneapolis, one of the most liberal cities in the country, is no exception.
While Indigenous and other people of color traditionally lack the power to enact racism, we can and do exercise clear racial prejudice against Black people.
Freedom on the Move is a database collecting these ads, which help form a more complete picture of slavery and the enslaved.
“If this moment can be sustained through further conversations, I think there can be a breakthrough.”