Discrimination

April 21, 2012
By:
Julianne Jennings

Stereotypes help market American merchandise for more than a century, and the history of their use and abuse offers a strange and telling story of race relations in this country. Starting with sugar, its long history is interwoven with that of the slave trade.

April 13, 2012
By:
Dan Jones

Seen any Indians on TV lately? Probably not, and you’re not likely to. Here's why: The FCC has allowed the American television Industry, which I like to call "a content provider," because the Internet has changed everything. They don’t know what to call themselves either.

March 27, 2012
By:
Jake LaMere

It seems that we all can be lost on what a "call to action" really entails.

March 26, 2012
By:
Julianne Jennings

Historically, when different groups of people came into contact with one another, they offered different explanations for the phenotypic variations they saw.

March 25, 2012
By:
Gyasi Ross

This column originally appeared on Race-Talk.org.

March 13, 2012
By:
Suzan Shown Harjo

After waiting in vain for five years for its public schools to voluntarily eliminate Native race-based sports stereotypes, Oregon is on the verge of making it mandatory.

March 11, 2012
By:
Gabrielle Tateyuskanskan

I was very disappointed to read Chuck Trimble’s mean-spirited, divisive commentary “Keeping Victimhood in Perspective.” I have never met Mr. Trimble, so I will introduce myself.

March 09, 2012
By:
Myrna Gardner

In a speech to fellow Republicans in Chicago in December 1856, Abraham Lincoln said: “Our government rests in public opinion. Whoever can change public opinion, can change the government, practically just so much.

March 08, 2012
By:
Susan Masten

Each year, International Women’s Day is celebrated around the world on March 8. Thousands of events take place worldwide to mark the economic, political and social achievements of women.

March 08, 2012
By:
Julianne Jennings

A recent article posted by UN-DESA states few causes promoted by the United Nations have generated more intense and widespread support than the campaign to promote and protect the rights of women.

February 25, 2012
By:
Chuck Trimble

Since we’re in an era in which fact, truth and accuracy are of little importance, let me use conjecture to tell about something that happened at a recent reading by the author of a new book that relates personal stories of suffering in Indian boarding schools and other vehicles of “genocide.” The

February 20, 2012
By:
Julianne Jennings

The strength and the endurance of racism and discrimination against American Indians are easily traced to earlier periods of our history that we are desperately trying to understand and reconcile.

February 08, 2012
By:
Steven Newcomb

In his Executive Order declaring November 2011 “Native American Heritage Month,” U.S. President Barack Obama said that his administration “recognizes the painful chapters in our shared history.” As a key part of that history, today marks the 125th year since the U.S.

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