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Black and White in Possession

Black and white in Possession

The use of “white” and “black” in Possession by A.S Byatt is worth exploring. White is used 263 times in the text. 844 more words

Sociology Of Life

The Working Class and the Desire for a Family

Here’s another installment of my ramblings, except this time I’m a little buzzed.

At heart, I’m a working class boy. It’s an essential part of my character and identity. 797 more words

The Second Amendment was ratified to preserve slavery

Image from the American anti-slavery almanac, 1836, Flickr Commons

The real reason the Second Amendment was ratified, and why it says “State” instead of “Country” (the Framers knew the difference – see the 10th Amendment), was to preserve the slave patrol militias in the southern states, which was necessary to get Virginia’s vote. 1,539 more words

Politics

“Most Needed Blessings”: The “All Lives Matter” Debate In 1837

Think the current controversy over “black lives matter” is new? African American activists wrestled with the question almost 200 years ago. Their answers are still relevant today. 955 more words

Politics

GOP and Dem Intern Class Photos Show Diversity Differences

NBC: Two very different photos of this year’s congressional intern class highlight stark differences in each party’s racial makeup…

Race

Airbnb Hires Ex-Attorney General Eric Holder to Advise on Anti-Bias Policy

Mr. Holder will help create an anti-discrimination policy for Airbnb, whose hosts have been accused of excluding blacks and transgender people.. via NYT Technology http://ift.tt/2abVhKd

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Airbnb Hires Ex-Attorney General Eric Holder to Advise on Anti-Bias Policy by KATIE BENNER


By KATIE BENNER

Mr. Holder will help create an anti-discrimination policy for Airbnb, whose hosts have been accused of excluding blacks and transgender people.

Published: July 20, 2016 at 06:00PM… 14 more words

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