“I could give you a litany of racial injustice incidents that I’ve personally observed over the years.”
To say I am disappointed in Brent Brown’s March 6 cartoon hardly covers my sentiment. I think it is extremely disturbing that the KKK is referenced in a comic strip as though that organization's history is in any way amusing. I am disturbed that the comic artist felt the strip was funny, and I am […]
Felicia Dickson's misguided, rambling commentary on the "N-word" so clearly displayed her near-complete ignorance of racial relations, the laws of our land and normal human behavior that I felt it my duty to admonish her if not educate her [“Just Say No,” Feb. 15 Xpress]. I'm fully embarrassed on behalf of the Xpress that this […]
We must never forget that the South is composed chiefly of Bible-thumping, Confederate-flag-waving, potato-salad-eating, lazy-tongued, illiterate bigots [”Page 46 of the Jan. 4 Xpress Literally Made Me Cry,” Jan. 18 Xpress]. Clara Jones' letter indicates somehow that ethnic slurs and bigotry are unique to the Bible Belt. If she grew up in a working-class neighborhood, […]
Students from Isaac Dickson Elementary School marched through downtown Asheville at noon on Friday, April 29, protesting racism. The march was part of The YWCA’s annual, nationwide Stand Against Racism. Photos by Jonathan Welch
Kathryn Stockett’s debut novel is ambitious. Through a chain of events, the three women find themselves drawn together on a secret project that will reveal the never discussed relationships between Jackson, Mississippi’s black and white women who live and work side by side and yet never truly know one another.