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How China and Russia Are Weaponizing Racism Against the U.S.

The debate over CRT in American schools not only denies history, but dooms the present because our enemies and rivals understand that racism is America’s Achilles heel

The Fire in MLK’s Last Speech

On the night before he was assassinated, Dr. King gave a speech in support of the Memphis sanitation workers’ strike. Directly challenging the systemic oppression of racist capitalism, this is the MLK we should be quoting

Sidney Poitier Was Also ‘Not Your Negro’

The legendary actor just passed away at age 94, leaving behind an iconic body of work as an actor, director and producer — but his greatest legacy was how he lived on his own terms, without any shortage of grace or dignity

How ‘Based’ Became the Alt-Right’s New Favorite Piece of Black Slang

Their use of the term is a derisive way to exploit Black labor, erode our progress and casually make us and our language laughable