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There were several meetings. Eight White men and two White women. Was this a meeting of the Mormon Glee Club? The New White Citizens… Read More

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Hello. My name is Damon Young. I have a new wife, a job (a couple, actually), a dog, a car, and a CVS card. Sh*t, I even have an… Read More

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I am not in the business of invalidating anyone’s experiences – particularly if those experiences cause a person a sense… Read More

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Nigeria has broken two records in 2014. First, it became the largest economy on the continent after rebasing its GDP. It also experienced… Read More

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For years, I thought that sports journalist Stephen A. Smith was all style and no substance.  Now I’m realizing that… Read More

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An eight-year-old boy was shot and killed while sleeping in his bed last night in Detroit. Police say a gunman opened fire on the… Read More

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Black American, Not African American

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The distinction between Black and African-American has been expounded upon in recent years, on both a semantic level (Slate just… Read More

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