NAACP President Endorses Bernie Sanders

MANCHESTER, N.H. – U.S. Sen. Bernie Sanders Friday picked up the endorsement of former NAACP President and CEO Ben Jealous. “Bernie Sanders has been principled, courageous and consistent in fighting the evils that Dr. King referred to as the ‘giant triplets’ of racism, militarism and greed,”...

Moot Questions – Race

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Race is a volatile issue in America. See what we found average Americans think about Race today in our man on the street interviews we call, Moot Questions. Come back each month to see what people think about controversial subjects when put on the spot. Question...

Moot Magazine’s April Issue is Coming Soon!

Moot Magazine's April Issue is Coming Soon! Features: Race In America Trayvon Martin Case Interracial Dating Minority Racists and of course our political content and much more! Look for our April issue soon!    

Old White People

Why would a simple act as  offering an elderly woman my seat be imbued with  Racial Overtones?   So I am sitting on a pew  With three other young women All White Watching a concert in a sanctuary  That is packed with  Standing room only I watch the backs of the heads of gray All belonging to...

Trayvon Martin and the Microcosm of American Racism

Trayvon Martin, a seventeen year old high school student was walking home in his father’s gated community in southern Florida, talking to his girlfriend on his cell phone and carrying an Arizona iced tea and a bag of skittles when he found himself cornered...

Stay and Fight!

I realized early on last night, election night, that Donald Trump was going to win the election.  My friends and family were enthused and excited until it all became clear that Hillary Clinton, although she won the popular vote, would not win enough electoral votes...

It’s Just Hair, If You’re White

Recently, I was on the Seattle ferry and found myself a few seats from a beauty school student. We began talking hair and I told her of research I conducted on Black women and the discourse of natural or, unprocessed and kinky hair in...

Annual UN Meeting Wraps Up in New York

UNITED NATIONS — The U.N. General Assembly annual debate closed on Monday.  The week of speeches and meetings focused largely on problems in the Middle East and Africa, including Islamophobia, the conflict in Syria, Iran’s nuclear program and the effort to send military help to...

Subtle Racism in American Politics

I've never been much for playing the race card.  In fact, I tend to go well out of my way to ensure that I don't make what social scientists call a Type I error, or claiming evidence for something that isn't actually there.  However,...

Editor’s Letter – Race Issue

The complexities of race are something that I personally understand and feel I have a unique perspective on.  I am biracial (half German and half African-American), whom is often perceived as either Hispanic or Middle Eastern.   As a result of this combination, I...