May 01, 2015
Amalia Rubin

Adam Sandler, I am a Jew. Although we don’t share the same taste in comedy, I had always loved that you put Jews out there. You made us visible.

April 25, 2015
Peter d'Errico

Pope Francis recently trumped political correctness on yet another sensitive topic: the Turkish massacre of Armenian people 100 years ago.

April 24, 2015
Ed Rice

Our campaign to end the use of Native American nicknames and mascots by Maine’s public schools has reached the last community, Skowhegan, still clinging to the tenets protected by acceptable institutional racism.

April 21, 2015
Donna Loring

Being Indian in the State of Maine is like living on an iceberg of racism—a raceburg.

April 18, 2015
Dolph L. Hatfield

It was a cool, late autumn Sunday and the Washington football team was playing a home game.

March 31, 2015
Dennis G. Chappabitty

I engaged in a pitched, life-and-death, brutal, bloody battle with four racist young white men on a lonely dark rural road in Creek County, Oklahoma in 1971. I was a 22-year-old college student and a citizen of the Comanche Nation of Oklahoma.

March 30, 2015
Carolina Castoreno

As a state in the heartland of the country, Indiana has long been associated with “Hoosier Hospitality” and down-home charm. A sleepy Midwestern gem, it is not accustomed to wide-spread attention for much.

March 28, 2015
Steven Newcomb

Editor’s Note: Reprints of advance reviews of Darkness in El Dorado by Patrick Tierney are currently circulating on online, and a recent post from Newpower was cited as the lead-in to the columnist Steve Newcomb’s dissection of the dehumanizing effects of anth

March 25, 2015
Steven Newcomb

A little-noticed definition of “civilization” is this: “the forcing of a particular cultural pattern on a population to whom it is foreign.” The key word is “forcing,” which implies some agency that engages in the process of forcing a particular cultural pattern on a population or nation.

March 24, 2015
Mike Myers

I was visiting my friend and some of his relatives yesterday and we were discussing the usual happenings on the rez and Indian country in general.

March 19, 2015
Rinku Sin

The conversation on race in our country is changing. Once a subject left to be discussed by civil rights leaders, organizers and a few non-profits, race is now a topic for many.

March 18, 2015
Steven Newcomb

Some people may consider my many columns about domination to be an exercise in hyperbole.

March 16, 2015
Steve Russell

The American Civil Liberties Union has filed an amicus curiae (“friend of the court”) brief in the federal court appeal of the U.S.

March 14, 2015
Harlan McKosato

Some of my fondest memories attending the University of Oklahoma were whipping up on frat boys on the intramural football fields and basketball courts in the mid-to-late 1980s. They couldn’t stand me. I was their antithesis.