The poor are an important part of the American economic food chain. While they are threatened, scrutinized and hated upon, they are still needed. They are the spenders and consumers helping produce the world’s largest economy.
Racism and Prejudice articles on Democracy Chronicles
Racism is a belief that all members of each race possess abilities specific to that race, so as to distinguish it as inferior or superior to another race. Also check out our section on World Democracy or our more general articles on History.
600 women were arrested for civil disobedience at the Senate Hart Office Building. They symbolically wrapped themselves in thermal blankets to represent the shelters the refugee children have to live in.
My greatest fear is that we have not resolved the very issues that led to Trump’s election. We have spent the greater part of the last two years yelling into a cyber hole and creating more divisions.
A growing citizen movement known as Living Libraries is designed to smash stereotypes and prejudice through dialogue
The South isn’t as backwards as one assumes. There are millennials with a passion for social justice, black women who are working corporate jobs, and white blue collars in rural Alabama working in factories.
Slaves had no civil rights, couldn’t vote, and would not in fact be represented by those elected on this basis
The juxtaposition of Kay Ivey promoting the validity of Confederate statues with the first monument dedicated to the era Alabama wants to forget, that of lynching mobs and racial terror is odd and uniquely Alabamian.
Jack Johnson was convicted by an all-white jury of “immorality” in connection with one of his relationships
Character reflects the anger, frustrations, hopes, yearnings and aspirations of young and old African-Americans today
Australian actress Cate Blanchett says she is bewildered by Myanmar leader Aung San Suu Kyi’s silence