Charles Johnson

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Lucy : Why I'm Tired of Seeing White People on the Big Screen

I'm tired of seeing white people on the silver screen.<p>First, let me note that I am white. I am a white woman who goes to the theater to see probably a dozen films (if not more) in a given year, a white woman who readily consumes TV shows and series and often blogs/tweets about them. I love film. I …

California police 'pummelling' of woman is investigated

http://vod-pro-ww-live.akamaized.net/mps_h264_hi/public/news/world/1090000/1090610_h264_1500k.mp4?__gda__=1524778237_6150bde74e1b2a13f8c039c859aa96ca<p><b>The California Highway Patrol says that it is investigating footage posted on YouTube that shows a policeman repeatedly punching the face and head of</b> …

15 Charts That Prove We're Far From Post-Racial

On July 2, 1964, the Civil Rights Act was signed into law, officially banning discrimination based on race, color, religion, sex, or national origin. It also ended racial segregation in schools, at the workplace and in general public facilities.<p>Fifty years removed from that milestone, it's …

The Major Disadvantage Facing Black Students, Even In Kindergarten

Sixty years after the Supreme Court decision Brown v. Board of Education integrated the nation’s classrooms, black and white students still largely attend different schools, even during their earliest years.<p>A recent analysis from liberal think tank Economic Policy Institute (EPI) outlines the …

Texas Board Passes Resolution On Reparations Without Even Realizing It

DALLAS (AP) — Leaders in a North Texas county passed a resolution this week supporting reparations to African-Americans for slavery — without even realizing they had done so.<p>Dallas County commissioners unanimously passed a Juneteenth resolution on Tuesday that appeared to be another routine …

Black Identity and Racism Collide in Brazil

Before teams representing their countries from around the world arrived in Brazil, the country’s president, Dilma Rousseff, took the opportunity to label 2014 the “anti-racism World Cup.”<p>The declaration came after a wave of racist incidents in soccer around the world targeting black players, many …

White People Think One Black Person's Success Proves Racism Is Over

As the votes were tallied for the 2008 presidential election, conservative pundit William Bennett weighed in on the election's significance. “I’ll tell you one thing it means, as a former secretary of education,” Bennett said on CNN. “You don’t take any excuses anymore from anybody who says, ‘The …

This Is What A Segregated School System Looks Like

Sixty years after the Supreme Court's Brown v. Board of Education decision officially ended racially segregated schooling and set off a wave school bussing in an effort to diversify U.S. education systems, studies show that schools in the South are on their way to returning to pre-Brown segregation …

16-Year-Old Graduates From High School AND College In Same Week

Talk about an overachiever.<p>When 16-year-old Grace Bush receives her high school diploma this week, she won’t be looking forward to four years in college -- but that's not because she won’t be getting a higher degree. Bush received her college diploma days before graduating high school, according to …