On a recent Sunday morning just before dawn, two carloads of white teenagers drove to Jackson, Mississippi, on what the county district attorney says was a mission of hate: to find and hurt a black person.
Organizations and programs have been set up all over the globe in the hopes of urging people to end prejudice. According to a research article, which will be published in an upcoming issue ofPsychological Science, ...
I know that this latest round of immigration grandstanding isn’t the first time the term “anchor baby” has come into vogue. But as a woman, it’s the first time I’ve been in a place in my life where I’m beginning to consider becoming a mother. Though I do not have any children, it still hurts me to hear people (or read some of the nasty comments we get on this site) talk about human beings not only as objects, but with such complete disdain.
Why be so vocal with a Black father and an obviously looking White child? Why be so silent with a White father and an obviously looking biracial child? Why was the Black woman questioned to be the mother of the biracial child? Why get so emotional with the White child, yet sit back (and make phone calls) with the biracial child?
When a white mom asks MyBrownBaby.com's Denene Millner why she should teach her son about race, the African American mom explains why skin color matters to black folk—and why it should matter to her, too.
“You don’t look Mexican” is something I hear a lot. I hear it from whites, African-Americans, Asians, Mexican nationals, Latinos from Latin America, just about everyone. Of course, in polite company, what I usually respond is, “Oh, yeah, I get that a lot.”