Racism

March 06, 2014
By:
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
By:
Steve Russell

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

February 24, 2014
By:
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 13, 2014
By:
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
By:
Jacqueline Keeler

In an interview on a Washington D.C.

January 22, 2014
By:
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
By:
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 21, 2013
By:
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
By:
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.

December 13, 2013
By:
John F. Banzhaf III

Why, despite overwhelming evidence, do so many fans refuse to believe that the “R*dskins” team name is a racial slur – that the R-word is to Indians what the N-word is to blacks; a derogatory and highly offensive racist term?

December 10, 2013
By:
Jacqueline Keeler

Monday morning I looked at my Twitter (@jfkeeler) Interactions list and I was surprised to see that Jake Tapper, CNN anchor had answered an obnoxious response to my tweet “Why Indian Mascots Need to End in a Picture” featuring a photogra

December 07, 2013
By:
Cedric Sunray

Over the years I have visited and fellowshipped with a great number of tribes situated in the Eastern and Southern regions of the United States. Through this experience I have noticed a telling reality that has long been silently acknowledged, but rarely publicly spoken about.

November 28, 2013
By:
Dwanna L. Robertson

As a researcher, I talk to other Native people about shared social issues. Sometimes we discuss the history and impact of federal Indian law, tribal politics, or the “real Indian” meme.

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