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A losing hand

 http://www.npr.org/blogs/itsallpolitics/2014/04/18/304571750/are-democrats-trying-to-energize-the-base-with-the-race-card

The race card used to be a trump card, an ace up the sleeve of those lucky enough to carry it.  It was an debate ender, the charge of racism, legitimate or not,  was feared. 414 more words

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Rubin Hurricane Carter Dead

Just in case you don’t know. Rubin was wrongfully jailed for murder and spent 19 years behind bars but a judge had him and another guy that was with him released in 1985. 51 more words

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Ohio teacher fired over comment on Black president

CINCINNATI (AP) — An Ohio teacher has been fired after a Black student who said he wanted to become president claimed the teacher told him the nation didn’t need another Black commander in chief. 374 more words

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