In a new study based on interviews with former white supremacists, researchers find that many of those involved in such movements consider themselves as having been “addicted” to white supremacism.
We can’t just represent ourselves. We constantly think about the population we identify with, and how certain views could further marginalize an already marginalized group.
When we talk about “whitewashing” or “Americanizing” Christianity, we are talking about a gospel that teaches people that White American culture is normal and ideal.
When discussing subjects such as lament and social justice, there is often pushback at some point in which someone will ask: “Well this sounds OK but what about the gospel?”
These stories from The Conversation archive explore where racism came from and why it persists.
After questioning the president's "moral authority" in his response to the white supremacist rally in Charlottesville, Sen. Scott thinks Trump may now understand how he could have handled the episode differently.
The share of Americans who say racism is a “big problem” in society has increased 8 percentage points in the past two years–and has roughly doubled since 2011.
“We must condemn the racism that feels free to speak in a way it hasn’t for nearly half a century," Harvard President Drew Faust told students at the start of the new semester.
A descendant of Confederate Gen. Robert E. Lee who made headlines for denouncing racism announced he is leaving his church due to discomfort with his statements.
Preacher Rod Parsley denounced racism and white supremacy as demonically-inspired and blamed the church for being one of its breeding grounds in a sermon delivered after violent protests in Charlottesville.