What Mandela taught us – FT.com

In 1993, South African general Constand Viljoen was plotting an Afrikaner guerrilla war against multiracial rule. So Nelson Mandela invited him over for tea.

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They called me a Chink and spat at me. No one helped

An Irish-Vietnamese girl growing up in Ireland gets used to racial slurs. But being spat on this week was a new low

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Americans Must Stare Directly at Race, Not Look Beyond It

Race remains an issue in America, yet many try to ignore it in hopes of achieving a post-racial society. Instead, we need to combat racism by addressing race directly.

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Interracial Relationships Still Subject To Discrimination

Decades after anti-miscegenation laws were declared unconstitutional, mixed-race couples are still met with harassment in parts of the country., Ann Colomb, anti-miscegenation laws, Discrimination, interracial relationship, Louisiana, race,…

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Family In Protest

Explore Think Mexican’s photos on Flickr. Think Mexican has uploaded 49 photos to Flickr.

Community Village‘s insight:

Does it make a difference in the immigration debate if we view those of Mexican heritage as Native American?

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#StandWith

#StandWith A Nation of Immigrants, for Comprehensive Immigration Reform.

Community Village‘s insight:

A new Tumblr site by our U.S. government #WIN

Print the placard here

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50 years after King, hidden racism lives on

Fifty years ago, Martin Luther King Jr. dreamed out loud of an end to racism. Fifty years since, it’s still here, though arguably more relegated to the private sphere than it was in King’s day.

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Here’s a quote from ‘You love who you love’

“Do you intend to marry him?” he questioned her. “Yes, sir,” she said. “Do you intend to have children with him?” he went on. She nodded. “Do you know what they would be?” he asked. “Mixed?” she asked. “Yes, and unloved and unaccepted,” he replied back. Martin, angered, said in response, “I will love them.”

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