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Perpetrators of pathological racism in America

Efforts to seek and identify racism in America have become pathological with some people—a deviation from normalcy manifesting behavior that is habitual and compulsive. An unknown mental affliction seems to drive them toward irrationality. 702 more words

Slavery

Review: Long Walk to Freedom and Some Thoughts on Racial Injustice

On the cover of Long Walk to Freedom is a quote from the Boston Sunday Globe. It says this book “should be read by every person alive,” a statement with which I am tempted to agree. 1,015 more words

Book Review

Political quickie: a question for Barack Obama

Given on the one hand the President’s hand wringing over the deaths of Trayvon Martin, Michael Brown, and Freddie Gray, not to speak of his Justice Department’s ‘civil-rights’ investigations into the deaths, and on the other his silence about the murder of Kate Steinle, we wonder why the press has not asked him this simple question:

Do white lives matter?   

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Media Bias

DANIEL HENNINGER: Race, Party and Opportunity

Wall Street Journal — Rick Perry’s race speech threw down the gauntlet on party loyalty and economic results.

Something in American politics seems to be moving in mysteriously positive ways. 65 more words

Politics

Fly that Flag as Long as You Don't Mind Being Thought Of as a Racist

People who continue to display the Confederate flag fall into three categories: racists, assholes who don’t mind being insulting, or the willfully ignorant.

The first category is simple: This is a flag that has, from the moment it was sewn, stood for slavery and racial inequality. 1,215 more words

Racial Politics

Accomplishments without riots

It wasn’t that long ago that acts of pure racism brought about riots in Baltimore and Ferguson. I condemned them, and wrote that those things were counter productive. 223 more words

Racial Politics