GRITtv: Tim Wise: Race Discrimination a Public Health Issue


Tim Wise, author of Colorblind, suggests that we declare racism and racial discrimination a public health matter to see actual work toward a more equitable society.
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Tim Wise: Race and the Social Safety Net


Tim Wise, author of Colorblind, discusses the history of social safety net programs in the U.S.–and how racism played a part in the willingness to see them dismantled.
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Education Week: Study Finds Minority Students Get Harsher Punishments

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A new report finds that African-American and Hispanic students are suspended or expelled more often than white students—even for minor offenses.
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Mixed America’s Family Trees – NY Times

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Examine the mixed-race family trees submitted by readers and listen to them describe their families, then submit your own.
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Family of James Anderson Opposes Death Penalty in Alleged Hate Crime – COLORLINES

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“The punishment for those with hate in their hearts should be one tempered with love,” says the family.
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You’re Killing Me! Was a police-related jailhouse death an accident or a homicide?

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The recent police-related deaths of 43-year-old Allen Kephart in Lake Arrowhead, California and 37-year-old Kelly Thomas in Fullerton, California have sent shockwaves through the their respective comm…
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Man Robs Bank…for Health Care

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Having already set his affairs in order, James Verone calmly walked into an RBC bank in North Carolina and committed his first crime in his 59 years on this planet. Verone handed the teller a note that read “This is a…
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0v3r104d » nathangibbs.com

Via Scoop.itArtful Muse

0v3r104d (2002), pronounced overload, reconstructs the saturation of red, white and blue in the cultural and media landscape of the US after September 11, 2001. The buzzy, machine-like barrage of sound and strobe light style makes the flag appear as a flickering neon advertisement nearing burnout. As the image undergoes generation loss, the original soon becomes unrecognizable.
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Suspect » nathangibbs.com

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On October 4th, 2001, I was reported to the FBI as a Middle-Eastern man taking pictures of bridges in Albany, New York. Suspect (2002) juxtaposes the source footage I was shooting when reported, framed by FBI warnings and a pseudo-official “FBI TV” logo, with legislation that describes this type of footage as illegal to possess or distribute.
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Police brutality- SF Cops Smash Mother’s Head On Street for Resisting Arrest

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Police brutality- SF Cops Smash Mother’s Head On Street for Resisting Arrest…
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