“They have the best Greek feta cheese you can get anywhere,” my husband said, pointing to the Middle Eastern grocery store around the corner from
When I talk about my family culture, I’m mixed. When I talk about racism, I’m black. When Trayvon Martin was shot for wearing a hoodie,
One day back in the 60’s when life as we knew it was changing through the civil rights movement, my husband called me from work.
Dear Neighbor, I don’t know who you are, but you surely know me. We’re a pretty conspicuous family: two dads—one white and one Asian—and two
As hatred and racial intolerance engulfed a South Carolina rally over the weekend, a poignant picture of a black police chief helping a man who
During a social experiment, a man requests help to translate a Facebook message he has received. The man, who is in Lithuania, speaks English only.
In late July 1973, Joseph Crachiola was wandering the streets of Mount Clemens, Mich., a suburb of Detroit, with his camera. As a staff photographer
A Portland police officer, Sergeant Bret Barnum, was wearing protective head gear and patrolling a protest in Portland, Oregon when he noticed a 12-year-old boy,
The Right Things by Gina Sampaio On my own Blog I’ve written about the rude, insensitive or just plain nosy things strangers have asked us
Day after day, most of the images and stories from Ferguson, Missouri, have been depressing. The quiet Midwest suburb appears to have devolved into a
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Einstein, when he arrived in America, was shocked at how Black Americans were treated. “There is separation of colored people from white people in the
Ella Fitzgerald was not allowed to play at Mocambo because of her race. Then, one of Ella’s biggest fans made a telephone call that quite
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In August of 2012, a white supremacist entered a Milwaukee Sikh temple and opened fire, killing six people, including the father of Pardeep Kaleka (above
June 22, 1996 – 18-year-old Keshia Thomas of Ann Arbor shields a man wearing a Confederate T-shirt from an angry crowd during a Ku Klux