In a week where we have seen the depressing sight of three Black English footballers subjected to the latest and sadly predictable bout of racist abuse, the spotlight turns again to the ugly underbelly of far-right hatred in this country.
When you have politicians like Priti Patel who think that it was “gesture politics” when players took a knee on the football ground against racism, you know the psyche of the people who elected them to power (“England soccer fans rally behind Marcus Rashford
There will be no goal clips, lineup announcements, banter between clubs or even title celebrations.
Robert Collier says that during the seven years he worked as an operating room aide at Parkland Memorial Hospital in Dallas, white nurses called him and other Black employees “boy.” Management ignored two large swastikas painted on a storage room wall.
It has been a year since George Floyd was murdered by a police officer high on impunity and perceived civic immunity. In the time between Floyd’s funeral and his killer’s murder trial, we’ve had a year to think about what kind of country we want to be.
Days after her father was murdered by police, George Floyd’s 6-year-old daughter proclaimed that her “daddy changed the world.” Oh, how we wish that were true. In the immediate aftermath of Floyd’s death, Gianna saw hundreds of thousands of people of every
Robinson, in a statement issued after play on Wednesday, said he was "embarrassed" and "ashamed" by the posts. "I want to make it clear that I'm not racist and I'm not sexist," he added.
After a police officer murdered George Floyd, and the Black Lives Matter movement took wing across America, many of us learned, for the first time, that one key model for contemporary police departments was the slave patrols of the antebellum South.
Have you ever visited Monticello, the Virginia home of Thomas Jefferson? Nestled in the woods of the Charlottesville countryside, it is a magnificent place. As the descendant of enslaved Africans, I visited the plantation with the same apprehension with which I visited