Racial Thugging in M...

By Dr. Brenda G. Juarez   Is Massachusetts more racist than Mississippi? Chief Justice Roberts recently raised the issue of racism and the historical U.S. North-South divide to justify his argument against renewing sections of the Voting Act, which requires some jurisdictions with a...

LEARNING TO TAKE THE...

By  Dr. Brenda Juárez, Lerone Bennett Jr. once asked, “Who is freedom’s friend?” For many in the US, this question is obtuse because the answer is blatantly, even embarrassingly (for you) obvious—we are! The “we” here refers to we, White people—a point underscored by the idea...

Don’t Be Too Black, ...

By Dr. Darron T. Smith What does it mean to be Black in America? Many Americans caught a glimpse of it on national television during the first of three presidential debates. The President look disinterested, annoyed, preoccupied, not on his “A” game as some analyst remarked. Other pundits...

Chicago Tribune Op E...

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White Wash by Shane ...

For black Saints, forgetting the LDS Church’s racist heritage is easier said than done. Darron Smith, author and former adjunct sociology faculty at Brigham Young University, recently appeared on a local TV station to promote Black and Mormon, a collection of essays he co-wrote and...

KUER Listener respon...

Mr. Smith, I just got through listening to your discussion on RadioWest. I am so very glad that more people are talking about the issue of Blacks & Mormonism. I am white. I’ve tried hard to understand the Church’s old policy that Blacks could not hold the priesthood. Luckily I...