FDR signed Executive Order 9066 for the forcible internment of 120,000 Americans of Japanese ancestry into concentration camps, including CPUSA member Karl Yoneda..
What is behind "Stars and Bars," Calhoun Streets and Robert E. Lee statues-lynchings and mass incarceration, police bullying and murder of African Americans.
While there is nothing essentially wrong with adopting another culture, Dolezal's deception presents some real social dangers that affect African-American communities.
The propertied classes promoted the racist concept of white superiority to rationalize enslavement of people kidnapped from Africa, whose labor was the basis for the American economy.
"In the spring of '69, Daily World editors asked me to travel down to Charleston, S.C. to cover a strike by Hospital workers, Local 1199."
At the graduation ceremony of Tuskegee University, Michelle Obama spoke of the racial barriers facing African Americans and encouraged them to overcome discrimination.
It would be fitting justice that Jackson should be replaced with a representative of the people he tried to exterminate.
There must be an end to this poverty and racist-spawned crisis.
One of my great-grandfathers was helping organize Cinco de Mayo events in Tucson by the early 1880s.
Reducing a whole group of people down to stereotypes further dehumanizes Native people.