Malcolm X was a major figure of the Civil Rights Movement who promoted Black nationalism, self-defense, and liberation before his assassination in 1965. His life, legacy, and death are still remembered more than 50 years later.
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Whoopi Goldberg’s Holocaust comments on The View inaccurately claimed that the genocide of millions of Jews was not about race. During the Holocaust, Jewish people were labeled as an “inferior race” by the Nazis, echoing similar eugenicist beliefs held in the U.S. during that time.
Many marginalized people can’t trace their ancestral roots due to forced relocation, enslavement, immigration, and premature death. While white people are at an advantage in both DNA testing and genealogy.
Black History Month is more than reading about the Black achievements, stories, people, and movements that shaped the U.S. It's essential to take these readings and teachings and put them into action.
The legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. has been whitewashed and gentrified. To honor him, we must remember him in his entirety and not just what's been deemed "appropriate."
Whether it’s a question of sovereignty, preservation, or spirituality, there’s much to unpack with the U.S.'s legacy of land ownership.
Vigilantes and law enforcement groups have long worked together to create and protect the racial order in the United States.
Western museums are predominantly white spaces that profit off stolen artifacts from people of color in the pursuit of the white and European gaze.