Race Issues

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Nelson Mandela’s great accomplishment

By D.C. Innes
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South Africa | When I was a university student in the early 1980s, it was common for liberals to demand economic sanctions against South Africa for its apartheid (apartness,

Talent, race, and ugly stereotypes in the NBA

By Barnabas Piper
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Sports | Every year, NBA.com surveys the general managers of National Basketball Association teams about the upcoming season. They are polled about which player is the…

Midday Roundup: Protesting profiling at New York department stores

By Leigh Jones
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Newsworthy | Profiling? Protestors are planning to picket this afternoon outside the Barneys department store in Manhattan to draw attention to recent complaints the…

High court questions affirmative action ban

By Emily Belz
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Supreme Court | The Supreme Court looks at race-based university admissions policies again, this time considering whether a state can ban the practice

The Washington Post’s subtle twisting

By Marvin Olasky
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Media | Press bias: Sometimes overt, sometimes subtle, and what’s subtle can be the worst, like a copperhead lying on red clay or dead leaves I interviewed on…

Provocative cookies and race neutrality

By La Shawn Barber
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Race Issues | I’ve written about my opposition to government racial preferences for years. Some might say it’s an unlikely position for someone like me who is supposed…

Racism and the Redskins

By Barnabas Piper
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Race Issues | The NFL’s Washington Redskins have been at the center of controversy on and off for decades. It’s not anything they’ve done; it’s what they haven’t:

Critics: Emmys not ‘diverse’ enough

By La Shawn Barber
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Television | I regularly watch a handful of TV shows and couldn’t care less whether they or their actors win awards. Although I haven’t watched an awards show in…

Too much hero for the silver screen

By Barnabas Piper
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Movies | Jackie Robinson has been one of my favorite athletes and a hero of mine since middle school, when I wrote my first-ever research paper on him. Few athletes…

The March

The March

By Alicia M. Cohn
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Documentary | It’s difficult to dramatize the process of organization, even organization of an event as historic and important as the 1963 March on Washington. But PBS…

Birmingham +50

Birmingham +50

By Emily Belz
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Civil Rights | Relations between blacks and whites have improved in what was once a hotbed of racist violence, but a lot of work remains

Unfair and unjust in Louisiana

By Cal Thomas
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Education | Before Attorney General Eric Holder and the Justice Department move forward with a lawsuit to block vouchers for thousands of low-income students trapped in…

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