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The Right's Racial Blinders

What really explains the politics of the Obama era

The left-right race argument can become less cacophonous than it is. But not through a process of phased, mutual disarmament. 

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Senators claimed it was about Mumia Abu-Jamal, but the GOP has a shameful, decades-long record of blocking Civil Rights Division nominees

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There's a long history of using imagined black-on-white rape to justify real white-on-black killing. It says a lot more about the race and gender politics of the killer than of the victim. 

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Fear of a White Genre

Hip-hop is getting whiter, but that doesn't mean the genre is doomed

More Macklemores doesn't mean the genre is doomed.

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He's a bleeding-heart liberal, obviously.

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A blackface holiday in the continent's most famously tolerant country

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The Boston Globe, The Grio, and The Los Angeles Times have all run versions of the same article about the World Series, which heads into tonight’s Game

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Last week, I saw 12 Years a Slave and thought it was absolutely superb. For this reason, and because it concerns arguably the most important aspect of American history, I have been seeking out commentary about the film. What I have found instead is a bunch of  hand-wringing about whether the movie should have even been made.

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White people simply love to spend their free time walking up and down mountains and sleeping in the forest. Search "hiking" in Google Images and see how far you have to scroll to find a nonwhite person.

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Is the Drudge Report obsessed with race? We crunched the numbers to see.

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