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Ferguson: racism, police brutality or release of steam?


By Evaldas Labananauskas Edited by Andrew Romanov For more than a month, Ferguson has been on the news in U.S. There are a lot of versions and interpretations of the tragedy. It is… Read More

Racism is a Result of Being Uninformed


Race is a difficult topic for people to understand and talk about. I think that one of the reasons that racism occurs in today’s society is because people are unaware or uniformed of… Read More

Fear and Race


It is my belief that racism comes from fear. Fear of the unknown and unfamiliar, which translates into the fear of the people who may look, talk, or act different than someone else.… Read More

Race, Ferguson and America’s Future


It ain’t easy being black in America. A simple glance at the data will tell you why. Let’s start with education. According to the National Centre for Education Statistics, high school graduation rates for… Read More

Is gun violence is really about Race?


Anton Chekhov, the great Russian author and scenario-writer said: “ If in the first act  you have hung a gun on the wall, then in the following act it should be fired” It… Read More

Geography Plays Vital Role in Race Relations in America


By Sepeedeh Hashemian Edited by Lila Ojha Dhakal After living in Washington State for 13 years I can honestly say when it comes to race relations, they vary from state to state. Being… Read More

Racial Tension in America


Racism is defined as, “A belief that race is the primary determinant of human traits and capacities and that racial differences produce an inherent superiority of a particular race.” Throughout my life, I… Read More

238 years on, America grapples with the touchy racism debate


“Instead of honoring this sacred obligation [inalienable rights of life, liberty and the pursuit of happiness], America has given the Negro people (African-Americans) a black check; a check, which has come back marked… Read More

The incident of Ferguson is not an incident but a shocking human lost


The incident of Ferguson was quite horrific and shocking. The evidences from both sides still refute each other and the process of claims and counter-claims is still unsatisfactory. Police, as the ultimate source… Read More

A long way to go


The recent police shootings of unarmed African American men has reignited the painful discussions of race in America. This is not a new conversation, nor does it show much sign of a quick… Read More

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