Portland Arrests

What’s happening in Portland? Federal agents have been arresting protestors in Portland, Oregon. They are driving unmarked vehicles and camouflage clothing with vague “Police” tags. Tear gas and non-lethal munitions have been fired into crowds by these troops. Homeland Security Secretary Chad Wolf has stated that the troops are not military, but are civilian police… Continue reading Portland Arrests

History of the Word “Race”

History of “Race” The Europeans first used the word “race” as a way to reference native tribes. For example, Europeans would refer to the different races not based on skin color, but more as we would refer to someone based on the country they are from (i.e. Americans, Italians, etc). It had no relation to… Continue reading History of the Word “Race”

Racial Disparity (Statistics and Stories)

**Trigger Warning** Across the country, thousands of Americans are gathering to protest racism and racist actions that plague our nation. How can you become an anti-racist? How can you become a fighter for racial equality? Read on to learn more. Racial Disparity Statistics POC are 5.1 times more likely to be convicted than non-POC. “As… Continue reading Racial Disparity (Statistics and Stories)