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Just who is guilty of race-bating?

It’s the Willie Horton saga all over again. Here we are 26 years later and nothing has really changed. This time, it involves a House race in Nebraska. 157 more words

Racial Issues

Review: How It Went Down by Kekla Magoon

A teenage boy is gunned down in the middle of a bad neighborhood. Was he a gang member? Was he armed? Why was the shooter, who happens to be white, released without being charged? 291 more words

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Vest or Vote, WTF?

You have to check this out! The message is that if you elect republicans to office you will have to buy body armor for your children if you live in the black community. 17 more words

Politics

Similarities that bind

This piece aims to understand Women’s Day through a woman born under democracy. This however will not fail to acknowledge the rich and powerful role that women played in a pre-democratic sphere and how that lay foundation to what we now recognize as democracy. 1,097 more words

Appeal court overturns racial profiling case involving customs officer

The Federal Court of Appeal has weighed in on the issue of racial profiling, saying customs officers can use their on-the-job experience to inform decisions about who to stop and search at Canada’s airports. 840 more words

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To Kill a Mockingbird by Harper Lee

Harper Lee’s 1960 Pulitzer Prize winning novel To Kill a Mockingbird is not a novel about justice.  It is about something much simpler: right and wrong. 998 more words

Book Reviews

White people explain white privilege to Tarek Fatah on Sun News

Sun News continued on its slow descent into a complete parody of itself with a “debate” about white privilege featuring four white people and one person of colour. 484 more words

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