The Ostrich Rears its Head: America’s 2020 Racial Reckoning is a Victory and Opportunity

SOURCE by Christina Coleburn | Jun 29, 2020 | Amicus, Congress, Criminal Justice, Legal History, Legislation, Policing and Law Enforcement, Racial Justice | Photo credit: Getty Images. Months before his death, Thurgood Marshall warned about apathy in the interminable American pursuit of forming a…

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Asian Americans Are Still Caught in the Trap of the ‘Model Minority’ Stereotype. And It Creates Inequality for All

SOURCE Inequality for All A musician and a girl in Topaz Internment Camp in Utah, July 1945 Apic/Getty ImagesIDEASBY VIET THANH NGUYEN JUNE 25, 2020 6:37 AM EDTViet Thanh Nguyen was born in…

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You Asked, I Answered: 7 Difficult Questions About Racism

SOURCE by Shola Richards Courtesy of Shola Richards Recently, I posted an article titled, Why I Will Never Walk Alone, and I have been blown away by the incredibly kind and heartwarming…

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15 Shocking Facts About Asian American History They Never Taught You in School

When I was in high school, my U.S. history teacher spent an entire month — I shit you not — teaching the class about Andrew Jackson’s love life, but he…

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46 photos of life at a Japanese internment camp, taken by Ansel Adams

SOURCE While the US celebrates Victory Over Japan Day September 2, let's not forget the suffering of about 110,000 Japanese Americans who were forced to live in internment camps. Even…

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