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What Is Privilege?

What Is Privilege? List of questions: 1. If your parents worked nights and weekends to support your family, take one step back. 2. If you are able to move through the world without fear of sexual assault, take one step … Continue reading

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New York Village Votes to Keep Official Seal Depicting a White Settler Strangling a Native American

New York Village Votes to Keep Official Seal Depicting a White Settler Strangling a Native American What else would you expect from a place called Whitesboro?! This week, residents of Whitesboro, New York, voted against changing the village’s official seal, … Continue reading

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White Americans bigger terror threat than Islamic extremists

White Americans bigger terror threat than Islamic extremists White Americans are the biggest terror threat in the United States, having killed more people in attacks than Muslims or any other group in the last 14 years, according to a new … Continue reading

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Charleston church shooting suspect arrested in N.C.

Charleston church shooting suspect arrested in N.C. If this isn’t a hate crime and/or an act of terrorism then I din’t know what is! Charleston, South Carolina (CNN)A white man walked into a historic African-American church in Charleston, South Carolina, … Continue reading

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I know it’s late, but you know what they say, better late than never. These are my top picks for best films/TV shows of 2014… 61. The Last White Knight – In 1965, 21-year-old Torontonian, Paul Saltzman drove to Mississippi, … Continue reading

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Only One Republican Congressman Attends Selma Commemoration

Only One Republican Congressman Attends Selma Commemoration Even if they think it’s only symbolic and not worth their time, the last minute decision of House Majority Leader Kevin McCarthy to attend doesn’t begin to make up for their negligence. None … Continue reading

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Judge vacates 1944 execution of black S. Carolina teen

Judge vacates 1944 execution of black S. Carolina teen George Stinney Jr. was convicted of killing two white girls in a one-day trial with a white jury and a white judge. He was the youngest person executed in the U.S. … Continue reading

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Man Who Shot Kid Over Loud Music: ‘I’m the Victim’

Man Who Shot Kid Over Loud Music: ‘I’m the Victim’ Michael Dunn, the man who is going to jail over killing an apparently unarmed teen in an argument over loud music, appears like he’s aiming to be even less popular … Continue reading

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Untold History: More Than a Quarter of U.S. Presidents Were Involved in Slavery, Human Trafficking

Untold History: More Than a Quarter of U.S. Presidents Were Involved in Slavery, Human Trafficking As the country marks Presidents€™ Day, we turn to an aspect of U.S. history that is often missed: the complicity of American presidents with slavery. … Continue reading

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If you don’t already know, the hate in this country (still) runs deep. This weekend I was at the Chinese New Year parade and a bunch of religious douche-bags, eerily reminiscent of the Westboro Baptist Church were there with anti … Continue reading

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