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Would You Rather...

Would you rather be a Jew in 1942 Nazi Germany or an African slave on a Georgian plantation in August heat circa mid 1800s?

Some of you, if not most of you, got a little uncomfortable after reading that question. 210 more words

History

Roundtable Reflections on the Rio Olympics, Part 2

This week we’re offering our thoughts and reflections on the recently completed Rio Olympics. Today is part two of our roundtable. It features a Q&A with four of our contributors — Cat Ariail, Josh Howard, Andrew McGregor, and Lindsay Parks Pieper — about their views on the Rio Olympics and its legacy as both scholars and sports fans.  3,168 more words

Race

Are you prejudice?

It should be easy to talk with your friends or family members about race, but they can be some of the worse ones. You’re better off talking to a stranger at least in some cases. 76 more words

Dale Earnhardt Jr. Still Not Race Ready

Photo Credit: USA Today

After a concussion he suffered in June, Dale Earnhardt Jr. is still undergoing treatment. He will not be racing for another two weeks at least. 85 more words

Sports

The Toughest Lessons Learned: Conversations on Race

“In a sense the limitations of Orientalism are, as I said earlier, the limitations that follow upon disregarding, essentializing, denuding the humanity of another culture, people, or geographical region.” ~ Edward Said… 486 more words

Education

Waharau? - More Like 'Why The Hell?'

I’m pretty sure that I wasn’t the only one thinking “why the hell am I doing this?” at some point. Last weekend was arguably the hardest of the Xterra series, the much loved and hated… 703 more words

A question of endurance

(Source: www.businesstimes.com.sg)

A LOCAL racer from the Ferrari Challenge Asia Pacific series is progressing to the next level – endurance racing – and he is doing it with a 488 GT3 and his own team. 212 more words

Money Matters