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Manitoba Premier says night hunting creating 'race war'

WINNIPEG — Manitoba’s premier said indigenous people shouldn’t be night hunting and the practice is creating what he calls a “race war.”

Brian Pallister made the comment during a speech to fellow Progressive Conservatives earlier this week in Virden, Man. 307 more words


Media Framing in News Interviews

Race, Gender, and the Media: A Methods Approach opened yesterday with a discussion of media processes, patterns, and influence on audiences. McCombs and Shaw’s agenda setting theory–which states that media doesn’t tell people what to think, but rather, tells people what to think about (McCombs and Shaw, 1972)–upholds the idea that media provides framing, and often, context for digesting issues. 511 more words


Aren't I a Woman? By Sojourner Truth

The intention of this piece was to bring to light the hardships African American women faced and still had to deal with. She compares the “hardships” that other groups have felt and to show how different the life of an African American woman is. 357 more words


On Being Black and Middle Class by Shelby Steele

Logos: On page 698, Steele dedicates an entire paragraph to logos. He brings to the attention of the reader that “class and race are both similar in some ways and also naturally opposed.” Steele explains that it’s all in how class and race are defined. 284 more words

Culture And Society

Tick over (57.0-60.9km)

Will this week ever end? It’s race week and I’m craving a run. It’s cold, it’s dark and I don’t care. I need to run. Picking up my race number only made things worse. 51 more words


'Molly Barnett' Races, Coventry, Sunday 5 March

Details of this year’s ‘Molly Barnett’ meeting, with its usual 5k and 10k events, are here. It’s not yet clear whether this is again the CAU Inter-Counties 10k meeting, maybe we will have to wait till later in the year for that. 77 more words

Everybody knows Trump's 'secret sauce' is urine

Headline from CNBC:

Warren Buffett says the US will do fine under Trump because we’ve got the ‘secret sauce’

This is one of the top five wealthiest people in the world.  

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