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Racism charge against New Atheists

Are the "New Atheists" Bigoted Tools of Empire? The part about New Atheists starts at the bottom of page one. At the forefront of this mode…

Started by Ruth Anthony-Gardner

5 Apr 16, 2013
Reply by Pat

Twilight of the Pale Patriarchs

Twilight of the Pale Patriarchs Hal Crowther argues that Mitt Romney's defeat signals the eventual death of white male patriarchy in the US…

Started by Ruth Anthony-Gardner

4 Jan 20, 2013
Reply by Ruth Anthony-Gardner

Nauseating history of post-slavery US South

The South's Shocking Hidden History: Thousands of Blacks Forced Into Slavery Until WW2 I knew the South was racist and unjust, but I had no…

Started by Ruth Anthony-Gardner

1 Jan 16, 2013
Reply by Donald R Barbera

When 10 Million Africans Died Of One King's Greed

A discussion from Joan Denoo led me to read (in quotes, via Audible, unabridged) "King Leopold's Ghost".  by Adam Hochschild.  I've been re…

Started by Daniel W

5 Jan 8, 2013
Reply by Steph S.

Social Justice Resource List

I've only begun exploring this list, it's a gold mine. Social Justice Resources

Started by Ruth Anthony-Gardner

2 Dec 26, 2012
Reply by The Flying Atheist

Recognizing arguments from prejudice

Derailing for Dummies is a helpful summary of the rhetorical tricks people of privilege use to discount the experiences of a marginalized p…

Started by Ruth Anthony-Gardner

0 Dec 25, 2012

Up From Slavery / Booker T Washington

As a middle aged, midwestern small town raised white person, I knew little about Booker T Washington other than the name, and that he was c…

Started by Daniel W

1 Oct 14, 2012
Reply by Joan Denoo

Republicans abuse the language of slavery

7 Ways Republicans Use Slavery Rhetoric to Scare White People ...the theme of slavery is a particularly potent one for the Republican right…

Started by Ruth Anthony-Gardner

4 Oct 12, 2012
Reply by Ruth Anthony-Gardner

Voter ID Laws

Sarah Silverman takes on voter ID laws. I didn't know that a license to own a gun counted as adequate ID.

Started by Ruth Anthony-Gardner

1 Oct 3, 2012
Reply by Steph S.

Learning your Ethnicity from your DNA

I've always wondered how much of my genetic ethnicity was real.  Like most Americans, my family history is a mixture of known and unknown.…

Started by Daniel W

6 Sep 30, 2012
Reply by Joan Denoo

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