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Jon Stewart Owns The Race Issue

The message white America needs to hear.

Poll: 75 Percent Of Whites Don't Have Any Non-White Friends

WASHINGTON (CBS DC) – The shooting of an unarmed teenager in suburban St. Louis and the subsequent protests and police use of force has once again focused national attention on race in America. 309 more words


This is the first post: A little disillusioned with my surroundings


Hello readers!

Well, there’s probably no readers for this blog yet, since I just started it, but I suppose I’ll make some introductions: I’m a 25 year old chick at the time of this writing, and have a thing for the sciences, anything that ends with -ogy or a derivative of the common suffix. 800 more words


A police shooting with racial implications we never heard about

If you pay any attention to the news at all you are no doubt aware of the recent police shooting in Ferguson, Missouri of a young black man by a white police officer. 425 more words

Racial Issues

Community presence or tactical commander? Ron Johnson is the man-in-the-middle in Ferguson

FERGUSON, Mo. — Capt. Ron Johnson was standing in the midst of yet another media scrum, sweat beading on his forehead in the hot, sticky night, when he suddenly swung around and faced an insistent heckler. 1,080 more words


Murray: Ferguson reminds us that slavery's legacy lives on

When I was Michael Brown’s age growing up in Ottawa back in the ’80s, I probably ran from the police about a half dozen times, and make no mistake, I was guilty of doing something illegal each and every time. 554 more words


Divided we stand

What can be said about the goings-on Furguson, Missouri? We have a fatal shooting of a black youth by a white police officer that may or not be justified. 332 more words