Racism Archives

1000 years African American self-racism

March 2, 2023

You hear African Americans complain constantly about racism in the USA. “The Caucasians are racist,” has been said by many African Americans. “No other- so called people of color get the treatment African Americans get in the USA,” is the statement many African American political aspirants scream. Well, I say, “The most racist treatment I… [Read More]

Racism is #1 factor in preterm birth disparity

November 24, 2022

By: Dr. René Settle-Robinson, DPM Author and Podiatry Specialist in Milwaukee, WI. As a black woman Podiatric Surgeon, I know all too well the stressors that contribute to poor health outcomes and healthcare disparities. My Sorority, Zeta Phi Beta Sorority, annually contributes to the March of Dimes. As a young girl, I remember trying to… [Read More]

Asian people: Welcome to the party

April 9, 2020

It has been said that times of tragedy bring out the best and worst in people. I say that what trying times bring out is what is truly inside of people. Many races of color come to the USA and adopt the White American Dream. These races are usually treated good and before long these… [Read More]

Trump renews racist attacks against Democratic Congresswomen

July 18, 2019

The president stoked his racist comments telling four progressive lawmakers of color to “go back” to other countries. President Donald Trump on Tuesday, July 16, 2019, continued his hate-filled attacks on a group of Democratic congresswomen of color, falsely accusing them of being “pro-terrorist” and “anti-USA.” Trump, who on Sunday, July 14, launched his racist… [Read More]

Milwaukee County Executive Chris Abele signs resolution declaring racism a public health crisis

June 6, 2019

On Monday, May 20, 2019, County Executive Chris Abele joined Supervisor Marcelia Nicholson, Supervisor Supreme Moore Omokunde and the Office on African American Affairs (OAAA) to sign a resolution declaring racism a public health crisis. The resolution builds on the county’s efforts to ensure racial equity is part of the public discourse and in the… [Read More]