Category Archives: race

On YouTube (and elsewhere on the Internet), the N-word is spewed like never before

Around the United States today, newspapers have glowing tributes to civil rights pioneer Dorothy Irene Height, who passed away at age 98. The Washington Post calls Height “the founding matriarch of (the) U.S. civil rights movement,” while the New York … Continue reading

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Why many Arab-Americans don’t consider themselves ‘white’

This is the week that Americans are supposed to have turned in their Census questionnaire. The form takes just a few minutes to fill out, but for many Arab-Americans, one Census question has given them pause: “What is (your) race?” … Continue reading

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