Tagged: racism

Dear Ferguson – A DC Community Poem

The Institute for Policy Studies is proud to showcase this poem dedicated to the people's struggle in Ferguson, MO, collectively written by poets of the D.C., Maryland, Virginia metropolitan area using a process described as a potluck process. Enjoy.

What Would King Say of the Obama Era?

On Obama's second inauguration, let's challenge our society to look at how well we are addressing the "giant triplets" of racism, extreme materialism, and militarism.

The International Dimensions of The War on Drugs

As part of the Annual State of the Black World Issues Forum, IPSer Sanho Tree will discuss the effects that the War on Drugs has on people of African descent globally, the complexity of the issue and what we all can do to get the U.S. to change its stance on the issue.
At the event on Monday, August 27, author Susan Naimark will discuss her new book, The Education of a White Parent: Wrestling with Race and Opportunity in the Boston Public Schools. The book takes the complex subject of white privilege and translates it into everyday stories that demonstrate how it hinders the development of all children, even kids who receive the benefits.
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