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Michael B. Jordan responds to racist Fantastic Four trolls: 'The world is a little more diverse in 2015'

A once TV muse to Jason Katims (Friday Night Lights, Parenthood), Michael B. Jordan is branching out. With a slew of awards recognition on the back of 2013’s… 401 more words

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Calgary mom hopes community BBQ will stop 'racist' bullying

A Calgary mother who claimed her white family was the victim of racialized bullying in a mostly black neighbourhood hosted a community barbecue on Saturday with the hope of bringing the area’s children together. 695 more words

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The N-Word

It continues to astonish me when I hear white people using the n-word*, and it baffles me even more when I hear their black friends encouraging their use of the word. 353 more words

Discrimination

Rex Murphy: ‘White privilege’ on the march

I’ve seen the captious phrase “white privilege” — a camp neologism by my reading — very often lately. It emerges from the intellectual marshes of social justice “educators,” a typical pseudo-concept from that roiling pastiche of academic pursuit. 1,247 more words

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Black lives matter

Unless they are aborted, apparently. Despite all the outrage over the relatively rare occurrence of black fatalities at the hands of police officers, there’s one thing that doesn’t get talked about, and it is this: 113 more words

Racial Issues

Tackling race issues in a public setting...heavy stuff.

Issues surrounding race were in no way a part of the curriculum of the conference I attended last week.

But a conversation evolved organically, in a group of 30 people who had never met each other only a day and a half previously. 401 more words

Families

Jamelle Bouie: Baltimore's broken history

“We want people to register to vote, because that’s where the change is made,” said State Sen. Catherine Pugh, standing near the smoldering remains of the CVS on North Avenue, and handing voter registration forms to anyone who caught her eye. 1,437 more words

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