Occasionally The Root will interrupt our coverage of black news, opinions, politics, and culture to openly address our white readership. In 2020, we’d like to finally have that oft-discussed “conversation about race” we hear you guys mention so often. 15 more wordsHow to Be a Better White Person in 2020 — The Root I'm usually not … Continue reading How to Be a Better White Person in 2020 — The Root
It’s that special time of the year where I only play Christmas carols and reflect on the previous 300-some odd days before. Fortunately for me, since 2019 is also the end of what’s been quite a decade, I’ve been reflecting a bit more ahead of the year 2020. Read more...An Intimate Look at How White Women … Continue reading An Intimate Look at How White Women Spent the Last 10 Years Doing the Most…and the Least — The Root
by Chelli Stanley The Origins of White Supremacy White supremacy is an incredibly insincere distraction that tries to erase the histories of White, Black, and Red peoples. “Many White people seem to have forgotten what happened to them.” Some say the white supremacy ideology comes from pride. Some say it comes from a belief that … Continue reading The Origins of White Supremacy — Mosi-Blog
In the latest case of “(insert innocuous task) while Black,” a white woman is seen threatening to dial police on a UPS worker delivering packages to her neighborhood, calling the man’s behavior “suspicious.” 575 more words‘You Look Suspicious’: Viral Video Depicts Woman Claiming Black UPS Deliveryman Makes Her ‘Nervous’ — So She Threatens to Call Police … Continue reading ‘You Look Suspicious’: Viral Video Depicts Woman Claiming Black UPS Deliveryman Makes Her ‘Nervous’ — So She Threatens to Call Police — Atlanta Black Star
Calling all white liberals, progressives, democrats, democratic socialists, etc. Come one, come all. Are you angry, sickened, and hateful of Donald Trump’s blatant lies, hypocrisy, narcissism, gaslighting, racism, white supremacy, etc.? I know, I know. It’s been a very long three years or so dealing with this man-child, I know. I also know that so … Continue reading Opinion: White Privilege is the Cause of Your Anger and Hatred of Trump Presidency
Sen. Bernie Sanders‘ advice to an African-American student regarding interactions with police has some people shaking their heads, while others have rushed to his defense. 654 more wordsVideo: Bernie Sanders Suggests Black Students ‘Respect’ Police to Avoid Being Shot Dead — Atlanta Black Star Damn, these old white men just- damn.
In the latest installment of white people whitepeopling, New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo said a very stupid thing. Read more...Gov. Cuomo Comes for the New York Times, Drops N-Word While Defending Italian-Americans — The Root They will find any reason to say "nigger" publicly. When they say it publicly, they know they're being brave for millions … Continue reading Gov. Cuomo Comes for the New York Times, Drops N-Word While Defending Italian-Americans — The Root