Joseph Wagoner

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The only difference between a Christian gunman and a Muslim terrorist is racism

Yesterday, a man opened fire in the visitors center of the US Capitol. He drew his weapon and pointed it at officers, one of whom fired and struck the suspect before he could go any further. The media would later learn that the same man had shouted “I am a Prophet of God” from the balcony of the …

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What Explains Racial, Gender, and Other Group-Based Gaps?

Gaps are everywhere. Women earn about 75-80% of men. On intelligence and standardized achievement tests, Asian Americans score higher than Whites, …

Remembering Miami Beach's Shameful History of Segregation and Racism

Miamians like to think of themselves as a separate world from the Deep South, but the fact is Dade County has its own long and hideous history of …

Black Lives Matter Is a Movement, But It’s Not a Player

They’ll vote next week in Ferguson, where BLM first came to national prominence. The cultural shifts—for better and worse—are undeniable.<p>Next …

The reality of racism

<b>Part A:</b> Oh my word, guys, isn’t South Africa, like, just the most awesome place to live in now that apartheid is over? So many bad things don’t …

Racism is so deeply embedded in our psyche

<b>(CNN) —</b> Over the past 15 months, Americans have paid considerably greater attention to issues of race and criminal justice. This attention will only intensify with the release of the CNN/Kaiser Family Foundation poll on racism in America. The poll's findings not only spotlighted the racial …

Trump not being “racist.” He’s being a “bigot.”

A lot of otherwise intelligent people are using the wrong word to describe Donald Trump’s pledge to ban all <b>Muslims</b> from immigrating to the United …

Donald Trump is breaking the white supremacist internet: Stormfront forced to upgrade servers to deal with Trump traffic surge

<b>(AP/John Locher/Sue Ogrocki/Photo montage by Salon)</b><p>“Demoralization has been the biggest enemy,” Stromfront said of its recruitment, but “Trump is changing all that”<p>Sophia Tesfaye<p>December 10, 2015 2:09pm (UTC)<p>Donald Trump's racist, nativist and bigoted campaign has grown so popular that America's …

The 15 most offensive things that have come out of Trump's mouth

While claiming to 'cherish women' and to be the 'least racist person,' Trump has offered up some shocking comments.<p>Donald Trump's outlandish statements have been the hallmark of his six-month-old rollicking presidential campaign, but the billionaire businessman has been throwing out incendiary …

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American Untouchable

The actor who fought to integrate early TV.<p>Racial diversity on television is in a state of rapid acceleration. In 2012, when “Scandal” débuted, starring Kerry Washington as a Capitol Hill fixer, it was the first network drama to feature a black female lead in thirty-eight years—a shameful …

People's racist Facebook comments are ending up on billboards near their homes

Racist commenters beware: Your words might show up in your own backyard.<p>A new campaign in Brazil is plastering billboards with racist Facebook comments. The point is not to expose anyone but to educate people that their words have a real impact.<p>The campaign, "Virtual racism, real consequences," is …

Hello There, Racism

Racism is rearing its ugly face in mainstream news, once again, yet it has always been in the backdrop, as most issues in the world. The solutions to rid racism are to target institutions and ensure the racist be punished for his or her racism.<p>Targeting institutional practices is a positive policy …

America’s latest round of anti-immigrant racism has some disturbing historical parallels

<b>Donald Trump (Reuters/Rick Wilking)</b><p>After the Paris attack, calls to bar immigrants and refugees from the U.S. have reached a disturbing fever pitch<p>Jack Mirkinson<p>November 17, 2015 8:53pm (UTC)<p>On Tuesday, the Daily Mail—always one of Britain's more caustically jingoistic newspapers—was raked over the …

This is America in the age of decay: How we became a civilization dominated by racism & rage

<b>(CURAphotography via Shutterstock/Salon)</b><p>What America and the world now face isn’t a clash of civilizations. It’s a struggle against our darkest impulses<p>Daniel Denvir<p>November 18, 2015 11:04pm (UTC)<p>Cities are contradictions segregated by race and class, the spatial organization of a capitalist order …

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A Look Inside Mizzou's Crucible of Race

I grew up white in Mississippi where my ancestors first arrived to a crucible of race in the early 19th Century. My ancestors owned slaves. My …

‘White Student Union’ challenges Black Lives Matter at University of Illinois

By Justin Wm. Moyer<p>, Reporter<p><i>Screenshot of a post on the Facebook page of the Illini White Student Union that referenced the film “American History X,” about a violent white supremacist.</i><p>A Facebook page ostensibly created for an audience at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign called …

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How Diversity Police Halt Progress

It used to be plain old racism. Now it’s fear of saying something offensive to the black guy—and being caught on social media.<p>A few years ago I was …