Posts Tagged: MLK

Would Martin Luther King Jr. defined his scorn for white moderates as “tolkun ihmiset?”

There’s been a lot of debate about the so-called tolkun ihminen in Finland to help politicians and public officials to do little to nothing to challenge racism and discrimination in Finland. Migrant Tales has defined the concept and context of tolkun ihminen when disgraced President Richard Nixon praised the silent majority of a small Oklahoma town called Muskogee. 

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Reports: Greatest threat to immigrants are not far-right groups in Sweden

Two reports published on November 9 in Sweden show that the greatest threat to immigrants and visible minorities in that country aren’t far-right groups, but everyday intolerance and racism from white Swedes. What does this report say about Sweden and suggest about how foreigners are treated in Finland? Contrary to our neighbor, Finland’s third-largest party

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Colorlines: How to Be a Racial Justice Hero, on MLK Day and All Year Long

As we celebrate a new year and another Martin Luther King holiday, it’s a good time to reflect on how you can be part of some positive change in the year ahead. Rather than the typical resolutions, which can get a bit self-absorbed, why not resolve to step up your game in making social change? The good news is that you already have everything you need, just as you are, to become a powerful force for racial justice. You can be a Racial Transformer.

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