March 16, 2014
DaShanne Stokes

No issue better illustrates the lengths to which racist Americans will go to hold tight to the reins of power and ignorance than a statement recently issued by the Washington Red*kins.

March 06, 2014
Frank Hopper

I remember being dragged to Alaska Native Sisterhood (ANS) meetings when I was a little boy. My mom would bundle me up and take me on the bus to downtown Seattle and from there we’d transfer to Madison Park or Beacon Hill or Rainier Valley. I never knew where she was taking me.

February 25, 2014
Steve Russell

Arizona is at it again, and “it” goes back to when Arizona was a territory rather than a state.

February 24, 2014
John F. Banzhaf III

The National Football League [NFL] is reportedly about to ban the use of racist and gender-related slurs on the field and elsewhere, even to the point of imposing a 15-yard penalty, or even ejecting a player from the field, for uttering words like "n*gger" and "f*ggot."

February 16, 2014
Jacqueline Keeler

When I first saw P. N.

February 13, 2014
Dina Gilio-Whitaker

This week I had a personal experience that was simultaneously painful and shocking, involving betrayal and a peculiar form of racism that exists in Indian country.

February 08, 2014
Jacqueline Keeler

In an interview on a Washington D.C.

February 02, 2014
Dale Schlundt

When one says American Indian, what comes to mind? Is it the fierce-looking warrior on horseback or perhaps the individual in war paint holding a repeating rifle, ever ready for battle?

January 22, 2014
Simon Moya-Smith

Oakland County Executive L. Brooks Patterson is a bigot and a braggart.

But so what?

This piece really has nothing to do with that thug in a suit. There will always be racists with dull skulls and deep pockets, and they will get elected to office.

January 19, 2014
Autumn Dawn White Eyes

Today, Savage Media will release a video of Preston Wells’s poem entitled “If the Indian Mascot could speak.” It invokes a sense of anger, which I’ve never been able to express.

December 26, 2013
Nancy Omaha Boy
December 21, 2013
Stanley Heller

A dozen Jews created an open letter to companies that make products for the Washington football team and the Commissioner of the National Football League.

December 20, 2013
Philip S. "Sam" Deloria

Dick Cheney and I both started college with the Yale class of 1963; we both lived in Berkeley College, one of Yale’s residential colleges. I graduated in 1964, after taking a year off. I read that Cheney flunked out twice and finished college at the University of Wyoming.