Hey Republicans, It’s Time For A New Strategy On America’s Racial Tension

Social scientists understand racism as a multidimensional and highly adaptive system—a system that ensures an unequal distribution of resources between racial groups. Because whites built and dominate all significant institutions, (often at the expense of and on the uncompensated labor of other groups), their interests are embedded in the foundation of U.S. society. If you just read the above quote, you’re probably angry or at … Continue reading Hey Republicans, It’s Time For A New Strategy On America’s Racial Tension

Can We Please Stop Making Everything About Race?

Seriously question: Is anyone else sick and tired of literally everything being turned into a debate about race? The third and final trailer for the highly anticipated film Star Wars Episode VII: The Force Awakens was released Monday night and a new movement started over on Twitter with the hashtag “#BoycottStarWarsVII” because these people believe the film is “promoting white genocide.” Well, I’ve watched all three … Continue reading Can We Please Stop Making Everything About Race?

Racism: I Don’t Think It Means What They Think It Means

Racism has become an everyday word in today’s America. So many things these days are called racist to the point where one can barely go one day without hearing the word “racism” or “racist” yelled out. Merriam-Webster’s Dictionary defines racism as “a belief that race is the primary determinant of human traits and capacities and that racial differences produce an inherent superiority of a particular … Continue reading Racism: I Don’t Think It Means What They Think It Means

Affirmative Action: Good or Bad?

Just the name of this policy is rather ambiguous. Unless you have done your research, the phrase “affirmative action” might cause you to wonder what that is. In essence, affirmative action is a social justice policy that seeks to undo past injustices against minorities by providing special incentives to institutions to hiring them, accepting them into schools among other economic arenas. Some legislation, such as … Continue reading Affirmative Action: Good or Bad?