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Father Knows Best: Why are People Racist?

What’s critical to understand is that this kind of racism – what we might call explicit racism – doesn’t exist on its own.

Leave the boat, face the waves and fight racism

We talk about the white supremacy that was evident in Charlottesville. White supremacy is real. It's not just a few angry white guys, it's the systemic racism embedded in our country. There are more whites than people of color in seats of authority and power, even in regional areas where whites are the minority. That is just flat wrong! We cannot continue to speak over our black and brown siblings in Christ.

Book offers chilling reminder of toll of racism

“The Blood of Emmett Till” offers a chilling reminder of the ugly toll of racism, which still infects American culture long after the Civil War. 

Discussing white nationalism and how to stop it

“For the last 25 years, I have spent most of my time researching and documenting the most vile forms of racism, anti-Semitism, homophobia, Islamophobia, nativism and other forms of bigotry you could possibly imagine,” Burghart said.

A 2-for-1 for Racists: Post Hateful Fliers, and Revel in the News Coverage

The nationalistic sentiment evident since the presidential campaign, complete with calls for mass deportations, Muslim bans and economic nationalism, has led in recent months to intense media coverage of a clearly emboldened array of white supremacist groups across the country. It's a degree of attention that the groups seem to be enjoying.

Growing up on the ‘white’ side of town

“White people need to wake up.” In response to all the frightening stories making news concerning ‘New White Supremacy” and rise of the ‘Alt Right,’ I wish to share what life was like growing up in Hayden Lake, Idaho.

Are we confronting our racism?

Thomas Schmidt argues that besides concrete action, we need a comprehensive analysis of the historical causes of injustice.

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