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A story of racism, bad business decisions, and the death of an integrated town.

This was a fascinating read.  New Philadelphia was an Illinois town, founded by Frank McWorter - a Kentucky slave who had managed to buy h…

Started by Sentient Biped

2 Dec 26, 2010
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How Bad is It? Really, really bad.

This is from the Root.  The statistics refer to Washington DC, not necessarily the same as other places but still telling:   This is the co…

Started by Sentient Biped

0 Dec 7, 2010

Is Sarah Palin Racist?

Are Tea Party and Republicans using the "Southern Strategy" while denying a "Southern Strategy" ? Bob Cesca in Huff Post.   "It's worth men…

Started by Sentient Biped

0 Nov 29, 2010

Are the people and government of Arizona racist?

It's been in the news quite a lot lately.    East Valley Tribune:  As Gov. Jan Brewer signed one of the toughest immigration bills into law…

Started by Sentient Biped

58 Oct 28, 2010
Reply by A Former Member

UK Education Campaigner: "'Black children are not victims of racism at school anymore'

From   EDUCATION CAMPAIGNER, Dr Tony Sewell has claimed that black children do not fail at school because of institution…

Started by Sentient Biped

2 Sep 25, 2010
Reply by Dean Smith

Choosing your caregiver based on race ruled as illegal

AP via Yahoo.  "Ind. ruling halts caregiver choices based on race".  read linked article for full content.   The episode, which led to a re…

Started by Sentient Biped

5 Aug 24, 2010
Reply by Sentient Biped

Are both white and black children biased toward lighter skin?

CNN report, Anderson Cooper.   Some of this hard for me to watch.   Some was cool.    Reading the report, there's more that's troubling.  "…

Started by Sentient Biped

22 Jul 26, 2010
Reply by Sentient Biped

The Stalking of Martin Luther King, Jr.

I have not listened to this podcast yet. Just passing it along.  - DGFrom the Archives: The Stalking of Martin Luther King, Jr.[2010-07-20…

Started by A Former Member

0 Jul 21, 2010

How to empower equality in Arizona.

How is it that the Arizona government is now the voice of American anti-immigrant sentiment?   What would happen if those in Arizona, who w…

Started by Sentient Biped

3 Jul 4, 2010
Reply by Jo Jerome

Is it big differences, or small, that drive racism? Hitchens in Slate

Christopher Hitchens makes a compelling argument in Slate.  "The Narcissism of the Small Difference.  In ethno-national conflicts, it reall…

Started by Sentient Biped

13 Jul 2, 2010
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