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REPORT: Black Women Should Be Thriving, But Racism and Sexism

In 1937, Zora Neal Hurston’s “Their Eyes Were Watching God” made it plain that Black women are the mules of the world. A new study says that, in …

Women of Color

‘Lynching in America’ Site Launched by Google to Confront the ‘Legacy of Racial Terror’

Google and the Equal Justice Initiative launched a website Tuesday that explores the history and legacy of racial terror in the United States, …

Black History

The Sociology of Race and Ethnicity

Studying The Relationship Between Race, Ethnicity and Society<p>The sociology of race and ethnicity is a large and vibrant subfield within sociology in …

W. E. B. Du Bois

Racism in schools 'putting off' non-white teachers

<b>Fewer than 30 non-white people began teacher training in Wales last year.</b><p>Just 2% of those in Initial Teacher Education were non-white in the 2015-16 academic year, a Welsh Government report showed.<p>That compared to 1,200 who described themselves as white.<p>The Welsh Government said it was committed to …

Education

Ava DuVernay on Making 'Queen Sugar' About More Than "Being Black" | 'Queen Sugar' | Drama Showrunner Roundtable

"The fear that the industry might shift in terms of its attention to women right now or the current renaissance regarding people of color, …

Race & Ethnicity

JAY-Z gets real about race, gentrification on 'The Story of O.J.'

It’s about time.<p>After years of rapping about the "bling" on his wrist, the size of his Maybach or selling "bricks" on the street corners of Brooklyn, …

Rap & Hip-Hop
Literature

8 Issues 'Dear White People' Needs To Address In Season 2

The cast of <i>Dear White People</i> announced that Netflix has renewed the show for Season 2 during the Essence Music Festival on Friday. The second season …

Music Festivals

The Thing That Gives Ava DuVernay And Patrisse Cullors Hope: Black People

The ESSENCE Fest Woke Woman honorees believe in the resilience of Black folk during difficult times.<p>I decided. Something inside me decided that I …

Amnesty International

The National Interest: What’s Really Wrong With White Teachers? They’re Racist

<i>Editor’s note: Once a month, the National Interest column will tackle broader questions about what the country should do to increase educational</i> …

Education

Growth Mindset Is Not Enough

<b>Practicing growth mindset:</b> Growth mindset consists of assurance, adaptability, and an openness to accepting assistance, so embolden your students by …

Self-improvement