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"Playing the Race Card”: A Transatlantic Perspective

by Ahmed Olayinka Sule Follow @Alatenumo

What do Barack Obama, Nelson Mandela, Diane Abbott, Serena Williams and Oprah Winfrey have in common? Besides being black public figures, they have all been accused of playing, using or pulling the race card.  2,173 more words

Racism

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PC and the Art of Playing Cards

As I prepared to write this article, I decided to google “politically correct.” The result was a little surprising. The first entry on the list was a Wikipedia summary indicating, in part, that PC is “a pejorative term used to condemn language, actions, or policies as calculated to offend or upset any group of people in society.” In hindsight, I guess I shouldn’t be surprised at all. 703 more words

Social Commentary

Motorcycle clubs, street gangs, and the race card… oh my….

This past weekend a major event happened in Waco, some call it a massacre, at this point I am still not sure what you should call it.  1,338 more words

"Playing the Race Card”: A Transatlantic Perspective

by Ahmed Olayinka Sule Follow @Alatenumo

What do Barack Obama, Nelson Mandela, Diane Abbott, Serena Williams and Oprah Winfrey have in common? Besides being black public figures, they have all been accused of playing, using or pulling the race card.  2,173 more words

Racism

Mooshelle Obama Hurls the Race Card During Commencement Speech at Tuskegee University

From Bloomberg.

During a commencement speech at Tuskegee University on Saturday, (Michelle) Obama spoke frankly about the role her racial identity played during the 2008 presidential campaign.

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Politics

"Speaking The Truth": Michelle Obama Is Accused Of "Playing The Race Card." Let's Check It Out

One of the conservative’s favorite tools for blaming racial polarization on the current occupants of the White House is to accuse them of “playing the race card.” It happens every time one of them mentions racism as a factor in our country. 664 more words

Conservatives

Well That Explains It. Rioters & Looters Think They're Invisible.

The First Moose explains: “Frustration…can feel isolating. It can make you feel like your life somehow doesn’t matter. And as we’ve seen over the past few years, those feelings are real.” 43 more words