The ‘R-Word’ In The Age Of Trump

When Donald Trump allegedly referred to Haiti, El Salvador and some African countries as “shitholes,” we called his comments r-…rr-…really really vulgar. Why were we so afraid to call them racist?

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(CNN) Two members of the Central Park Five [including Yusef Salaam, who spoke at UHS on January 18, 2018, as one of the keynote speakers during our annual  MLK Day Symposium] criticized President Trump on Monday for his tweet that a “mere allegation” could ruin people’s lives without due process.

Why All the Black Kids Are Still Sitting Together in the Cafeteria (Q&A)

How school leaders should embrace conversations about race and other insights from bestselling author Beverly Daniel Tatum: Why All the Black Kids Are Still Sitting Together in the Cafeteria (Q&A)

How White Americans Lose When They Don’t Stand Up for Racial Justice (and 4 Ways They Can Counter Racism Instead) – Everyday Feminism

Acknowledging privilege is difficult. It implicates you in the act of oppression, and very few want to think of themselves as oppressors. But if you dislike racism, yet do little — if anything — to resist it, you’re enabling racial oppression and benefitting from it. This not only harms people of color. It also harms white people and their humanity.

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