racism

COMMENTARY: What Must Be Done with White Reconstruction  OUR VOICES 

Unlike one hundred years ago, we know what’s coming and what we can do to stop such actions. We know that from the increase in hate crimes and racism, much of it fueled by the actions of our former President, that racism on the part of conservative and right-wing whites is fear of the “browning” of America.  

Black County Workers Stand Against Racism and Discrimination

Aimed at building a more inclusive and bias-fee workforce, the Los Angeles County African American Employees Association (LACAAEA) hosted “Unlearning Prejudices,” a candid discussion between members of the county’s ethnic employee organizations.

Race-Neutral Formula for Assessing Kidney Function Provides Hope for Better Health

UCLA Professor and Nephrologist Dr. Keith Norris has advocated for a race-neutral formula for assessing kidney function for years, and now the National Kidney Foundation (NKF) and the American Society of Nephrology (ASN) are urging laboratories nationwide to adopt a newly modified equation that will diagnose chronic kidney disease earlier and help save lives.

Rallying to Fight Injustice Anywhere  

We need to acknowledge the impact of racism, sexism, violence, and plantation capitalism in nearly every facet of American life even as we’ve advocated for democracy. 

Violence in America: What Can I Do?  

There are many organizations already at work lowering guns deaths through prevention, intervention, and follow-up response, but they still need support.   

Ukraine, Refugees and Racism

Our hearts, prayers and support are with the people of Ukraine. But there is also an even greater tragedy occurring – “racism” and we see its presence in the midst of this war.