Tag Archives: Race and ethnicity in the United States Census
Racism, Chinese Restaurants, and Immigration in Early-20th Century US
Fascinating story on the history and proliferation of Chinese restaurants in the United States, and their link to immigration and limitations on immigration.
NPR: “When Ancestry Search Led To Escaped Slave: ‘All I Could Do Was Weep'”
“When she was in fifth grade, Regina Mason received a school assignment that would change her life: to connect with her country of origin. That night, she went home and asked her mother where they were from.
“She told me about her grandfather who was a former slave,” Mason tells Fresh Air’s Terry Gross. “And that blew me away, because I’m thinking, ‘Slavery was like biblical times. It wasn’t just a few generations removed.’ ”
White Privilege Glasses
What if White people could see the way the world looks to Black people?
What White People Need to Read about Beyonce’s New Video
University of Alabama and Conversations about Race
Steve Locke: “I fit the description”
Steve Locke’s essay about being detained by police on his way to work.
Tone Policing and Privilege
No, We Won’t Calm Down – Tone Policing Is Just Another Way to Protect Privilege
White Guilt and Privilege
Michal ‘MJ’ Jones writes about “4 Reasons People of Color Can’t Cater to White People’s Guilt – Or Their Tears”