Students at the University of Maryland talk social issues, about racism and oppression

Published on Apr 15, 2012 by YourWorldNewsMedia These college students from the University of Maryland sit down for an extremely candid interview regarding a range of social issues society is plagued with, including institutional racism, sexism, white supremacy, the military industrial complex, prison industrial complex, the American political scam of a two party system, and […]

Leading Veterans Groups Endorse Senator Webb’s Bipartisan Legislation to Preserve Post-9/11 G.I. Bill

Abuses by some for-profit schools put landmark veterans’ education program at risk For-profit colleges and universities are part and parcel of the booming and increasingly accelerating private ownership of the educational means of production in the United States and abroad.  For-profit colleges and universities have managed to wrangle 12 percent of all college students in […]

Elmo isn't Gramsci for kids and the mythical soft bigotry of low expectations

We address the soft bigotry of low expectations so that we may ignore the hard racism of inequity. — John Kuhn Although this footage isn’t new and commentators have already discussed it, it deserves reexamination since it illuminates one of the core false tenets of the corporate education reform canon. [click here if you can’t […]

Americanism: The US Legacy of War, Imperialism and Racism

By Solomon Comissiong “The American ruling elite see no boundaries in their conquest for wealth, power, and control.” Any nation whose beginning is immersed in theft of land, genocide, slavery and exploitation is almost destined for a legacy of societal deviance. Mix white supremacy and institutional racism into that cauldron of disaster and it easily […]

Institutional Racism in America is Alive and Thriving…‏‏

http://www.blogtalkradio.com/your-world-news/2011/05/02/the-existence-of-institutional-racism-in-american-society Please join us  as we deconstruct American Institutional Racism in a way that is methodically ignored by the US corporate media. Institutional Racism is a disease that has long infested the stolen body of America. Institutional Racism is the real culprit that allows police brutality in the black community to go on unchecked. Those […]

Arizona, Institutional Racism & Assimilation

Arizona, Institutional Racism & Assimilation By: Solomon Comissiong The Southwestern US state of Arizona has recently garnered a lot of public attention for its blatantly racist legislation. In April (2010) the closet racist governor of Arizona, Jan Brewer, signed into law SB-1070. SB-1070 was paraded around by her administration as some sort of law aimed […]

The Rise of the Modern Day Black Public Intellectual

The Rise of the Modern Day Black Public Intellectual By: Solomon Comissiong The great Pan-African and scholar W.E.B. Dubois spent most of his life actively working to improve the social conditions that plagued African Americans during the 20th century. During his life, America was, as it still is, a cesspool of institutional racism and injustice. […]

Racism, White Supremacy & Hollywood

Racism, White Supremacy & Hollywood “There’s nothing that the Black man could use to earn Burn Hollywood Burn” - Chuck D, Ice Cube, Big Daddy Kane By Solomon (Academy Awards) season has come and gone and so, too, with it another year of Hollywood subsidized racist imagery. Hollywood, like many American mainstream institutions, has the […]