Race Issues

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The world between us

By Janie B. Cheaney
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Race Issues | The atheism of Ta-Nehisi Coates gets in the way of real reconciliation

Roots and identity

By Cal Thomas
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Television | Ever since the miniseries Roots was shown on ABC in 1977, Americans have demonstrated a keen interest in finding out more about where they came from and…

Midday Roundup: France honors victims of Charlie Hebdo attack

By Leigh Jones
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Newsworthy | Never forget. Today France remembered the victims of terror attacks in Paris that killed 17 people one year ago. Three gunmen who claimed allegiance to Middle…

Officer won’t face charges in Cleveland boy’s shooting death

By Leigh Jones
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Police | A Cleveland grand jury declined today to indict a white police officer in the fatal shooting death of 12-year-old Tamir Rice in November 2014. Patrolman…

Supreme Court deciding the boundary lines of affirmative action

By Mary Reichard
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Supreme Court | Last week marked the second time the U.S. Supreme Court heard the case of Abigail Fisher, a white student denied admission to the University of Texas at…

Midday Roundup: Trump and Clinton exchange insults

By Lynde Langdon
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Newsworthy | Negative press. In his latest round of mudslinging, Donald Trump invoked a vulgar Yiddish sexual term to describe Hillary Clinton’s presidential primary…

Hung jury in Baltimore police brutality case

By Lynde Langdon
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Police | The judge declared a hung jury this afternoon in Baltimore police officer William Porter’s trial in the death of Freddie Gray. After hearing evidence in the…

Midday Roundup: Cruz bests Trump in Iowa

By Lynde Langdon
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Newsworthy | GOP shakeup. Recent polls show Sen. Ted Cruz, R-Texas, surging to second place among Republicans nationally and surpassing Donald Trump for first place in…

George Yancey: From racial to religious bias

By Marvin Olasky
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Q&A | Academia and pop culture recognize some forms of bias, and are blind to others

The liberal world of rock-paper-scissors

The liberal world of rock-paper-scissors

By Andrée Seu Peterson
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Politics | I first learned rock-paper-scissors from my children. The hand game that originated in Asia (my kids are half Korean) had its counterpart in my day in the…

Midday Roundup: More U.S. troops joining the fight against ISIS

By Lynde Langdon
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Newsworthy | Boots on the ground. The United States will send a new commando unit to combat ISIS, Defense Secretary Ashton Carter announced Tuesday. The troops will…

Midday Roundup: Obama in Paris for climate talks

By Lynde Langdon
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Newsworthy | In the shadow of ISIS. The UN climate conference kicks off today in Paris. It’s the first time since leaders met in Kyoto, Japan, in 1997 that nations are…

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