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Blacks Aren't the Only Ones Who Live in Drug-infested Neighborhoods

In 1971, President Richard Nixon declared a “War on Drugs,” saying that drug addiction was “public enemy number one.” The use of heroin was apparently on the rise; soldiers serving in Viet-Nam were disproportionately addicted to that drug. 629 more words

Police Brutality

The White Market

The practice of skin bleaching encapsulates the idea of internalised racism. And it’s right under your nose, if you just look hard enough.

“I had no idea,” says my white friend when I bring her to the vast aisle in the black hair care shop where skin-lightening products are stacked in teetering columns.

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Ezra Klein: How Barack Obama made the old Daily Show obsolete

VOX: The Daily Show and The Colbert Report were both responses to the Bush years. They were about the alienation liberals felt from their country at a moment when Fox News seemed the authentic expression of the American psyche and George W. 145 more words


Which Region of the U.S. is Most Racist? A Game for 2 or More Players

Welcome to the great new game to play with all your white friends:

Which Region of the U.S. is Most Racist?


     Which Region of the U.S. 329 more words


Discussing Race with Nancy Giles

Hey everybody, let’s all kick back with a big steaming Starbucks grande and talk about skin pigmentation, with MSNBC’s Chris Hayes and Nancy Giles.

Well that worked out well, don’t you think? 350 more words

Liberal Media Bias

Kendrick Lamar's new album is powerful and necessary, but I'm the last person who should review it

The world wasn’t ready for To Pimp A Butterfly. Hell, Kendrick Lamar wasn’t even ready. An accidental iTunes leak brought the release of the Compton rapper’s third full-length forward by a week, and its psuedo-surprise drop was swiftly followed by a string of poorly written first-listen reviews. 454 more words