Opinion


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Why Getting Cops Out of Schools Is Good News for Black and Hispanic Students

36% of elementary schools and 65% of high schools in the U.S. have police officers on site, but the tide may be changing.

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Being a Dreamer Is Traumatic. But I Turned Fear Into Action.

The founder of Arizona-based immigrant-support organization Aliento reflects on how to transform trauma into hope and action.

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Your Guide to Raising Anti-Racist Kids in Today’s America

Raising anti-racist children is everyone's task, and it starts at home. Here's an invitation — and some useful tips — for all moms and dads.

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Should I Be More Scared of COVID or the Cops?

If COVID-19 doesn’t get me, maybe the evil policing by the black body will, and it doesn’t matter if I’m a “good” or “bad” black. Before I open my mouth, my skin has already spoken for me.

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12 Things You Should Stop Saying About Racial Injustice

A primer for non-Black folks who —finally — want to talk about racial injustice.

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6 Years After Eric Garner, Black Citizens Still Can’t Breathe in America

It takes a special kind of patriotism to be Black in America. To exist in a country that does nothing about its persistent history of violent racism.

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On Ahmaud Arbery’s Birthday, I Have A Challenge For White People Who Want To #RunWithMaud

A NC activist says people need to do more than talk after Ahmaud Arbery's shooting in Georgia. Here’s how to ‘make it count.'