racism

Will Biden’s Dog Whistles for Racism Catch Up with Him?

Will Biden’s Dog Whistles for Racism Catch Up with Him?

May 23, 2019

By Norman Solomon In a party that officially condemns dog-whistle appeals to racism, Joe Biden is running on Orwellian eggshells. Whether he can win the Democratic presidential nomination may largely depend on the extent of “doublethink” that George Orwell described in 1984 as the willingness “to forget any fact that has become inconvenient.” It is…

How Johns Hopkins' Influence Haunts Baltimore (2/2)

The Ghosts Of Johns Hopkins

May 21, 2019
In part two, Antero Pietila, author of “The Ghosts Of Johns Hopkins,” discusses recent protests by students, community members and Hopkins employees over the institution’s relationship with Baltimore
US Public Education Still Segregated 65 Years After Brown

US Public Education Still Segregated 65 Years After Brown

May 17, 2019

Sixty-five years after the landmark Brown v. Board of Education case, a new report published by Pennsylvania State University reveals the persistent racial segregation in America’s public schools, and the many factors that contribute to it

Baltimore Is Slaughtering Black Children

Baltimore Is Slaughtering Black Children

March 14, 2019

In the aftermath of a shooting at Frederick Douglass High School, teacher Daniel Parsons argues Baltimore is systematically failing its young people

Can Sanders Win Black and Trump Voters?

Bernie Sanders Town Hall with Jacqueline Luqman - Eugene Puryear - Norman Solomon and host Paul Jay

February 28, 2019
Our panel discusses how Sanders must walk a fine line between appealing to white Trump voters and dealing with systemic racism and reparations – with Jacqueline Luqman, Eugene Puryear, Norman Solomon, hosted by Paul Jay
Students and Faculty Rally Against Proposed Private Police Force for Johns Hopkins

Students and Faculty Rally Against Proposed Private Police Force for Johns Hopkins

February 13, 2019

Johns Hopkins Black Student Union President Chisom Okereke says an armed, private police force would endanger students of color

VA Governor Northam Won't Address Racist Reality, Runs From Blackface Past

VA Governor Northam Won’t Address Racist Reality, Runs From Blackface Past

February 5, 2019

The reemergence of Blackface as an issue, around Gov. Northam’s inaction, exposes the depth of American racism. Our panel with Jacqueline Luqman and Eddie Conway explores the topic

A Mother Watched Her Son Die in Police Custody, Now She Says the Town is Covering it up

A Mother Watched Her Son Die in Police Custody, Now She Says the Town is Covering it up

January 17, 2019

Anton Black died after he was tasered and placed in a chokehold just outside his home, 4 months ago. Police have released little information to the family or the community about why his encounter with a controversial officer they fought to keep off the force ended with his death.

A Black Cop Got Drug Dealers Jobs, Law Enforcement has Pursued Him Ever Since

A Black Cop Got Drug Dealers Jobs, Law Enforcement has Pursued Him Ever Since

December 16, 2018

Prosecutors have pledged to retry Pocomoke City’s first black police chief Kelvin Sewell for failure to cite a driver who hit two parked cars despite strong support for his community policing strategy