Tag Archive: #blacklivesmatter
By Chris Crass (July 28, 2016) White working class anti-racist leadership is rising all around us and points us towards the work that must be done to unite white communities away from the death culture of racism and into the life-affirming, liberatory mass movement for racial justice and Black Lives Matter that is all around us. And to…
By Chris Crass (July 12, 2016) Rather then the standard in media of asking Black people about their forgiveness of the police who killed their babies, or asking if they are anti-police, and the standard of nearly every Black person in the country needing to hold a press conference expressing that they aren’t calling for violence against police, but rather equal…
By Joseph Orosco (July 7, 2016) The criminal justice system that is. In the aftermath of the killings of Alton Sterling and Philando Castile, there are calls for widespread police reform, ranging from mandatory body cameras, better training to the establishment of civilian oversight committees and the election of pro-reform officials. It’s not clear that these reforms that focus on…
By Chris Crass (March 10, 2016) For white people who believe in, and work for, racial justice on any and all fronts, the point of reading analysis and reflections on the racism in the #BernieSanders campaign, is not to then sit back and say: “See, that’s why I don’t #FeelTheBern“.
By Chris Crass ( February 24, 2016) One of the ways that white supremacy hurts white people is that it teaches white people they have nothing to learn from the histories of people of color.
By Phoenix Calida (February 3, 2016) I’m just going to go ahead and say it. If you are pro capitalism, you’re not pro black.
By Chris Crass (December 11, 2015) One of my closest friends was a white supremacist skinhead when we first met as teenagers in high school. He would have cheered at Donald Trump rallies with each call to deport Mexicans and ban Muslims from entering the country. He would have agreed with Trump that the African American Black Lives…
December 9, 2015 Two Anarres Project contributors reflect on what needs to be done today to respond to a fearful social environment.
By Mark Naison (November 25, 2015) Being “white” was once a central feature of being American. Those who were able to become “white” had the fullest range of political rights and economic opportunities the rapidly expanding nation had to offer.
By Mark Naison (November 23, 2015) One of my great fears with the current wave of campus protests is that Universities will respond to student protests by trying to reshape student and faculty attitudes rather than having universities change who they recruit and admit and hire.
As part of the Allied Students for Another Politics! Radical teach in series, Dr. Robert Thompson and OSU graduate students, Zandro Lerma, and Amber Moody discuss the connections between capitalism, racism, and the prison-industrial-complex. Co-sponsored by the Anarres Project for Alternatives Futures.