Confederate statues symbolize and elevate racism

hrough their words and deeds, the Germans have proven they have neither forgotten nor denied their role in causing World War II or the unimaginable horror that was the Holocaust. In addition to Holocaust memorials, such as the poignant one in Berlin and the preservation of the Dachau concentration camp outside of Munich, complete with… Read More »

Embrace racial healing to change hearts and minds

La June Montgomery Tabron – Prior to the displays of hatred and the tragic loss of Heather Heyer, a young woman who seemingly embraced the virtues of healing, a transformation was taking place in Charlottesville, Virginia. This college town, where roughly 80 percent of the residents are white, culminated a lawful process in February when… Read More »

Why Los Angeles is still a segregated city after all these years

Every metropolitan area in the nation is racially segregated, and Los Angeles is no exception. We tolerate residential segregation because we’re convinced that it happened informally — because of personal choices and private discrimination. But what cemented our separate neighborhoods is something most of us have forgotten — government’s unconstitutional and systematic insistence on segregated… Read More »

To be poor and black in America is to be invisible

Since the beginning of his campaign in 2016, President Trump has prided himself in leading the vanguard for the Americans who have gone unheard in the United States. His campaign popularized and stylized the idea of low-income white Americans as the biggest victims of oppression in the United States; however, there are marginalized groups that… Read More »