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Maybe When the World Burns Down: Reflections on the Un-Urbanist Assembly and the Art of Protest

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These days breathing is my protest.

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How to End Anti-Blackness in Cities

How to End Anti-Blackness in Cities

"I’m calling on all of us to not only speak out against anti-Black racism but also to have the courage to address these issues."

The White Left Needs to Embrace Black Leadership

The White Left Needs to Embrace Black Leadership

The current uprisings are what class struggle in the 21st century looks like.

“When you’re Black, you’re at greater risk of everything that sucks”: FoodShare’s Paul Taylor on the links between race and food insecurity

“When you’re Black, you’re at greater risk of everything that sucks”: FoodShare’s Paul Taylor on the links between race and food insecurity

“Our work can’t just be about making food accessible. It has to be about dismantling the systems that lead to food insecurity in the first place—things like racism and colonialism”

The Heroines of America’s Black Press

The Heroines of America’s Black Press

The African-American press of the nineteenth century was a lively, dynamic, insistently visible force for change. Crucial to many of these publications was the exceptional work of black ...

THE BLACK CAUCUS OF HEALTH WORKERS

THE BLACK CAUCUS OF HEALTH WORKERS

The Black Caucus of Health Workers is an official affiliate of the APHA The Black Caucus of Health Workers (BCHW) is an independent organization, officially affiliated with the American ...

The weight and pressure of American racism

The weight and pressure of American racism

For Black and Indigenous people and other persons of colour, the backbreaking weight of American racism is inescapable.

Op-Ed: Whose Streets? Black Streets

Op-Ed: Whose Streets? Black Streets

Planners and urbanists, it’s time to reckon with the racism rampant in city building. Here are four actions to take.

'The Confederacy of California': life in the valley where Robert Fuller was found hanged

'The Confederacy of California': life in the valley where Robert Fuller was found hanged

Racism has been sewn into the fabric of southern California’s Antelope Valley for generations. But a national reckoning with police brutality offers hope

Radical Means Grabbing Something By the Root

Radical Means Grabbing Something By the Root

We must continuously read, watch, and listen to Black voices with the intent to learn how to recognize white privilege and manifestations of systemic racism, unlearn the habits and social ...

An Interview with Barika Williams

An Interview with Barika Williams

This Juneteenth, we interview Barika Williams, Executive Director of ANHD to learn more about her professional experience and what she believes the field needs to do to better.

158 Resources to Understand Racism in America

158 Resources to Understand Racism in America

These articles, videos, podcasts and websites from the Smithsonian chronicle the history of anti-black violence and inequality in the United States

James Whitner’s Message to the Industry: A Social Media Post Condemning Racism Isn’t Enough

James Whitner’s Message to the Industry: A Social Media Post Condemning Racism Isn’t Enough

In response to George Floyd's murder, and protests across the U.S., James Whitner of The Whitaker Grp is urging the industry to do more about racial inequality.

Opinion: If you care about the planet, you must dismantle white supremacy

Opinion: If you care about the planet, you must dismantle white supremacy

It’s time for strong commitments to racial justice from every corner of the climate movement.

Whose Streets? Black Streets

Whose Streets? Black Streets

Planners and urbanists, it’s time to reckon with the racism rampant in city building. Here are four actions to take.

The B-Side of Blackness

The B-Side of Blackness

I was so loud at my funeral. On the way down front to my casket, I paused at every third or fourth pew to wail and gnash and crumple myself up until somebody retrieved and righted me, ...

Remembering ‘Red Summer,’ when white mobs massacred Blacks from Tulsa to D.C.

Remembering ‘Red Summer,’ when white mobs massacred Blacks from Tulsa to D.C.

The U.S. was gripped by a reign of racial terror after World War I, when whites rose up to quash prosperous Black communities.

L'Oreal dropped this model for commenting on systemic racism. Now it wants her back

L'Oreal dropped this model for commenting on systemic racism. Now it wants her back

L'Oreal has asked model Munroe Bergdorf to advise the company on diversity and inclusion, three years after it dropped her for comments about systemic racism.

Actor Meyne Wyatt supports Black Lives Matter with powerful monologue on racism on Q+A

Actor Meyne Wyatt supports Black Lives Matter with powerful monologue on racism on Q+A

Actor Meyne Wyatt delivers a provocative closing monologue on Q+A on the issue of race relations in Australia. Watch it and read the full transcript here.