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White Supremacy

Kevin Williamson on white supremacy:
There are two broad ways to understand the racial dynamic of the United States: One, as expressed by the words “white supremacy,” is that the racial fault lines of American society separate whites from everybody else. 521 more words

Politics

Students walk out of Princeton class after professor uses racial slur over and over

Several students at Princeton walked out of a class when the professor repeatedly said n*****.

The incident occurred in a course entitled “Cultural Freedoms: Hate Speech, Blasphemy, and Pornography” and was first reported by the college’s newspaper, … 304 more words

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America's Original Sin

Great article by Maj. Danny Sjursen, former history prof. at West Point. It deals with slavery and the “devil’s bargain” made by wealthy Virginia landowners in the 17th century. 28 more words

Warning: Your Labels​ Have Consequences

In the ancient world, names had more significant meaning. Your name could define your divine purpose. It could describe how you would be a blessing to the world or fulfill a generational punishment. 1,066 more words

Caught Between Two Worlds

At Sundance, The Films Took A Hard Look At Race In America

Storytellers behind seven major movies are working through the themes that haunt our national headlines.

By Matthew Jacobs

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A high school principal "retired" after his racist jokes were caught on a secretly-recorded video

A Rhode Island principal retired after a video of him making racist remarks became public. The source behind the video, which was apparently secretly recorded, sent the clip to a local television station and to the local branch of the NAACP. 313 more words

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Remembering MLK

The first time I learned about Martin Luther King Jr was back when I was in grade school. I remember my teacher talking to us about race and this guy named MLK. 1,043 more words