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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

Full Comment

A Difference of Degree: Thoughts on Discimination and Xenophobia

Flag of the Know Nothing Party

“The segregation laws in your country and the anti-Semitic laws in mine, are they not just a difference of degree? 1,441 more words

Political Commentary

Video | Attorney General Eric Holder Announces Ferguson, MO Police Probe

AG Holder to Ron Johnson: We’re coming after the FPD, Brother, and your hands had better be clean.

Aug. 20, 2014 file photo, Attorney General Eric Holder talks with Capt. 103 more words

Media

Zora Neale Hurston and Marjorie Kinnan Rawlings

Zora Neale Hurston and Marjorie Kinnan Rawlings seem destined to have grown close. Both women wrote about the landscape and communities of their beloved Florida, and they each achieved fame in the 1930s when Hurston was awarded a Guggenheim Fellowship and Rawlings won the Pulitzer Prize. 681 more words

Zora Neale Hurston And Marjorie Kinnan Rawlings