On Sept. 16, the group Students Against Mass Incarceration (SAMI) held a rally at the flagpole on The Yard in support of Troy Davis, inviting community members and the media to protest the injustice of the impending execution. Not only was the media barred from campus, but [Howard University] PD stated that because the protest [...]
Tag Archives: Institutional Racism
Until we confront all forms of racism, until whites confront their white skin privilege, nothing we do is ever going to be truly revolutionary or even progressive.
Some histories of racial anti-statist populism.
Making a systematic effort to expose and denounce such false equalizing is long overdue.
Rethinking The New Jim Crow: Mass Incarceration in the Age of Colorblindness, As A White Liberal Consumer Product!
Dr. Greg Thomas provides a much needed radical critique of Michelle Alexander’s book The New Jim Crow. . .
Looking at philosophy and Critical Race Theory.
A POCO contributor has produced the following video. She writes, “In our safe spaces, we have every right to feel welcomed and not tokenized, harassed or ignored. We ask for you to listen to us when we speak about racism because we are being effected by it daily. This video is a compilation of things [...]
What Does Ken Ford Know? And Who Put Him in Prison to Keep Him from Telling?
Due to the dangerous intersections of race, gender, class, sexual orientation, and other positionalities, it is important to stress on being conscious of these interlocking oppressions. The term “intersectionality” is invoked a lot, but there is a huge difference between writing about it and understanding it. Recently, someone who self-identifies as an “activist” exercised his [...]
Legit numbers are behind this claim (so they say), but who did they poll?