Rosy Image of US Equality Glosses Over Systemic Racism

June 21, 2019

In this edition of The Interview, Fair Observer talks to Dr. Tsedale Melaku, a critical race and gender scholar at the City University of New York.  The United States thrives on being a multicultural and diverse society that guarantees individual freedoms and rights to all its citizens....

If You Can Change Your Sex, Why Not Your Race?

November 12, 2018

As long as people deny others the right to choose when it comes to race, they continue to dance to a tune composed by those who had a vested interest in demarcating by skin color. Anthony Ekundayo Lennon is a rarity — a man who is publicly denounced for saying he’s black. Last year, he was...

The Catholic Church Takes on Racism

March 29, 2018

Can the new Committee Against Racism help the Catholic Church bridge racial divides in America? The Catholic Church has stepped up its efforts to address the growing racial divide in America. During the annual United States Conference of Catholic Bishops (USCCB) held in November 2017, the...

Looking Back on the Obama Years

January 11, 2017

Professor Ellis Cashmore is the author of Beyond Black: Celebrity and Race in Obama’s America. In this video, he talks about the legacy President Obama leaves behind as the country takes a step into the unknown under President Trump.