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Fox News is my muse

I’m not one to label someone a racist simply for refusing to acknowledge the racial inequalities that continue to plaque the U.S. – even if I can’t come up with another explanation for such cognitive dissonance. 439 more words

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The Struggle

If you knew me before reading this or even know of me you may know that I have been struggling. However, my struggle is just a small slice of the pie. 767 more words

HUMAN RIGHTS

The U.S. Constitution begins with, “We the people of the United States, in order to form a more perfect union, establish justice, insure domestic tranquility, …”  In 8th grade, I memorized the entire Preamble to the U.S. 483 more words

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Videos | Another White Cop in St. Louis, Missouri Kills Black Teenager Vonderrit Myers Jr.

Vonderrit Myers Jr., pictured left with his mother and right, was shot dead by an off-duty police officer on Wednesday night.

Again the media is reporting that Vonderrit is a man.   376 more words

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The One Drop Theory

Most of us who know anything about American history in reference to Blacks in this country are familiar with the infamous ‘One Drop Rule’. The… 1,088 more words

Racism

To Kill A Mockingbird Harper Lee

To Kill a Mockingbird by Harper Lee

Lee, Harper. To Kill A Mockingbird. Harper Perennial Modern Classics; Reprint, 2007. ISBN-10: 0060935464

Genre: Fiction/Coming of Age/ Civil Rights… 446 more words

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Jonathan Kay: The one place in Canada where racism is still tolerated: native reserves

Hold the front page: In a throwback to the pre-Civil Rights era, a small community in Quebec is enforcing a racist law that serves to expel any resident couple that is found to be of mixed race. 678 more words

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