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Racially-motivated violence is the biggest domestic threat facing the U.S., according to the Department of Homeland Security.

But what can we do about it?

Proposed policies for ending white supremacist violence are mostly high-level and reactionary. They suggest ways to better analyze, anticipate, and prosecute violence, but offer little guidance…

It’s strange for me to admit, but I essentially grew up in a cult. My parents closely followed the teachings of Harold Camping, a Christian evangelist who falsely predicted Judgement Day on multiple occasions.

Because of my early experiences, I am very sensitive to any warning signs of cultism. Unfortunately…

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On the surface, Kyle Rittenhouse’s acquittal may seem like evidence of a simple fact that White people get treated well by the justice system and Black people don’t.

But don’t be fooled; the situation is a little more nuanced than that.

How many of you know about Steven Donziger‘s case…

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I am liberal. Increasingly, as political tensions escalate, I’ve noticed other liberals imply that the world would be better off without conservatives.

This assumption reflects in how we tend to deal with people who express opposing beliefs online:

  1. Call out
  2. Condemn
  3. Cancel

Our social cues and biological programming tell us…

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Women tried to warn us.

“The political situation is made ever more precarious by what many Afghans perceive to be U.S. aggression against our country and our civilians, even as we cheer the possibility of the Taliban’s demise.”

Tahmeena Faryal, the representative for the Revolutionary Association of Women in Afghanistan…

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“White supremacy.” For some White people, it might sound like a utopia where all White people rule together in Eurocentric solidarity.

Black people sometimes indirectly affirm this idea: “White people benefit from White supremacy!” we cry in protest.

First off, this is a god-awful selling point for social justice. Why…

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I remember first becoming well-acquainted with the term “antiracist” in the wake of George Floyd’s public execution.

A surge in public awareness about systemic racism was happening. Amidst the social media discourse, author Ibram X. Kendi’s book “How to be an Antiracist” rose to the forefront of the mass consciousness…

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