by Kai Wright on October 23 2007, 9:29AM
by Kai Wright When President Bush vetoed the bipartisan children’s health bill last week, the administration said he aimed to put “poor children first.” But what the White House has actually done is once again put an ideological agenda ahead…
by Guest Columnist on October 19 2007, 1:25PM
Northwest Federation of Community Organizations (NWFCO) responds to President Bush’s SCHIP veto. Yesterday was a day of reckoning, sort of. The House didn’t override the President’s SCHIP veto, but an important lesson or two will come out of the fight….
by The News on October 4 2007, 8:22AM
Racial Profiling based on language In Arizona, legal immigrants are facing verbal abuse and accusations of taking away jobs. These threats are based on the assumption that if a person does not speak English, s/he cannot be legal. Discrimination and…
by Samhita Mukhopadhyay on July 31 2007, 7:45PM
Cross-posted from Feministing. Native and indigenous women are victims of domestic violence at higher rates than the average American woman. Why is that? A history of displacement, colonization and violence I am sure have something to do with it, along…
by Guest Columnist on July 27 2007, 2:26PM
Welcome to the July Erase Racism Blog Carnival! Every month, a different blog gathers posts from throughout cyberspace that explore issues of racial justice. The goal is to enhance the discussion of race online and connect bloggers working hard to…
by Malena Amusa on July 11 2007, 7:26AM
Stem cell research promises life-saving treatments for millions suffering with chronic diseases such as cancer and sickle-cell anemia. A vast population of people of color who make up an increasing number of sufferers have a lot to gain from politicians…
by Guest Columnist on June 26 2007, 1:24PM
Michael Moore is getting lots of attention for his movie “Sicko” that exposes America’s health insurance system that works to save more money than lives. So I was excited going to see it this past weekend. But in telling the…
by The News on May 18 2007, 8:24AM
In the wake of the VT shooting last month, another news source has confirmed what some mental health activists have been saying for years—and that is that racism and sexism has significant mental health consequences for those most impacted. This…
by Terry Keleher on May 15 2007, 2:26PM
A new report just released in the Journal of Epidemiology and Community Health finds a link between the perception of unfairness in medical treatment and fatal coronary heart disease. People who experienced injustice and felt unfairly treated were 55 percent…
by Andre Banks on March 23 2007, 12:00PM
The mystery novelist and social commentator urged hundreds of advocates address racial and economic inequality.
by Kai Wright on March 1 2007, 12:00PM
For three decades, conservative thinkers have worked mightily to discredit race-based considerations in public policy and cement the belief that America today is, as it should be, a colorblind society.