Blog Posts - Institutional Racism



BREAKING: Racist Right Wing Media Denies Americans are Racist

The Right Wing media’s reaction to the murder of nine black churchgoers in Charleston, SC by an avowed white racist has been horrifying, embarrassing and predictable.  They have spun out and discussed every possible excuse for Dylann Roofs’...
by That's Going Too Far! on Jun 25, 2015

In Which Justices Do Not Understand Institutional Discrimination

So, this Alabama county does not think it needs to still implement provisions of the Civil Rights Act of 1965 and the case is now before the US Supreme Court: “Shelby County says it is no longer necessary to require places with a history of rac...
by The Global Sociology Blog on Feb 27, 2013

In Which Justices Do Not Understand Institutional Discrimination

So, this Alabama county does not think it needs to still implement provisions of the Civil Rights Act of 1965 and the case is now before the US Supreme Court: “Shelby County says it is no longer necessary to require places with a history of rac...
by The Global Sociology Blog on Feb 27, 2013

The Visual Du Jour – The Consequences of Racial and Social Stratification in Chicago

A lot of people are circulating this but it is of special interest to sociologists: Can anyone say “redlining” and institutional discrimination?
by The Global Sociology Blog on Jan 3, 2013

Book Review – Haiti: The Aftershocks Of History

Laurent Dubois‘s excellent Haiti: The Aftershocks of History is a must-read for anyone interested in the social construction of race and race formation, as well as colonialism and its legacy. The book provides the longue durée context for the...
by The Global Sociology Blog on Nov 13, 2012

Segregation Now, Segregation Tomorrow…

This country is about as residentially segregated now as it has always been: And the explanation for this deplorable state of affairs is developed in this long, but indispensable piece by Pro Publica that shows that residential desegregation was fa...
by The Global Sociology Blog on Oct 29, 2012

Another Brick in the Wall

We don't need no education
We don’t need no thought control
No dark sarcasm in the classroom
Teachers, leave them kids alone
Hey! Teachers! Leave them kids alone!All in all it's just another brick in the wall.All in all you’re just anothe...
by About Race on Jul 12, 2012

Checking the Other Box

Dear Mrs. (or Mr.) Ladderprice,Let me introduce myself, although I do not know who you are as you have hidden your identity. My name is Dianne. I am a white woman. I am interracially married with interracial twin daughters. I write about race in the...
by About Race on Jun 28, 2012


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