Posts Tagged ‘systemic racism’

Haiku Medley, #RacismIsReal

September 27, 2017

1. “In America – racism is built in like – kitchen cabinets”

2. “The Constitution – consigned millions of humans – to chattel bondage”

3. “We must always be – mindful of racism in – our institutions”

4. “The Constitution – said blacks were three fifths of whites – for votes and taxes”

5. “Lurking like cancer – race based slavery hides in – our Constitution”

6. “Inequality – is knit into the fabric – of America”

7. “The reality – of systemic racism – must not be denied”

https://www.thoughtco.com/systemic-racism-3026565

Haiku, A Colgate State Of Mind

May 14, 2017

“Implicit racial – bias; we expect black males – to be packin’ heat”

http://www.newsworks.org/index.php/local/essayworks/103634-essay-the-negative-effects-of-implicit-bias-in-schools?l=df

Haiku Quintet: Resist The Urge To Profile, 2

May 11, 2017

1. “Colgate’s legacy – of racist culture runs deep – in its DNA”

2. “A racist college – in a redneck town in the – heart of Trump country”

3. “If you are black and – go to Colgate you might think – about transferring”

4. “Toothpaste U needs a – root canal to remove its – racist heritage”

5. “Colgate’s Torchlight March – looks more like a Klan rally – than graduation”

http://atlantablackstar.com/2017/05/05/colgates-black-students-angry-sad-confused-aftermath-racial-profiling-incident/

Haiku Quartet, Resist The Urge To Profile

May 10, 2017

1. “Eloquent take on – white privilege; racism – exists; challenge it”

2. “I saw glue guns and – sharp swords in the hands of young – children at Colgate”

3. “Black art student with – glue gun triggers lockdown at – posh elite college”

4. “Elite colleges – hide systemic racism – behind the ivy”

https://thetab.com/us/2017/05/05/colgate-glue-gun-student-66854

Haiku, No Team With A Racist Mascot Deserves A Title

November 2, 2016

http://www.si.com/mlb/2016/10/26/cleveland-indians-chief-wahoo-world-series

“Stand up against the – systemic racism of – Chief Wahoo; Go Cubs!”

Haiku, #minnesotanice

October 22, 2016

Video Of Black Man Being Arrested After Walking On Edina Street Goes Viral

“In Edina if – you’re black you’d better not be – walking on the street”

Haiku, Traditional Black Life Matters

July 28, 2016

http://www.vox.com/2015/5/14/8605917/highways-interstate-cities-history

“Urban interstates – were daggers right through the hearts – of black neighborhoods”

Haiku, North Star Racism

January 20, 2016

http://www.bizjournals.com/twincities/news/2016/01/15/minnesota-last-racial-progress-ranking.html

“Passive aggressive; – sure you can join us, you just – can’t represent us”