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The Curious Case of the “New Black”: A Conversation

A New Black renaissance is afoot. Well, I think.Read more…

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Blackward Thinking in the NFL

The discussion of race in the league just serves to distract from why players misbehave.

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In 2014, California Agrees to Stop Locking Down Prisoners by Race

After a lawsuit, the State of California has agreed to end its practice of imposing blanket “lockdowns” on prison inmates according to their race. The year is 2014. Read more…

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Cornel West’s Disappointing Decline

Once one of the nation’s best cultural critics, West has ditched his intellectual chops and embraced the role of public personality recycling the same sound bites.

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Dark Money and Our Looming Oligarchy

Hundreds of millions of untraceable donations are flowing to candidates, and at some point soon untraceable ‘dark money’ will likely overtake the system.

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Real’s Bale doubtful for Liverpool

Wales international Gareth Bale is facing a race to be fit for Wednesday’s Champions League game at Liverpool.

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“Douchebag”: The White Racial Slur We’ve All Been Waiting For

“The white folks had sure brought their white to work with them that morning.” — Chester HimesRead more…

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Am I Black Enough?

By the time it happened, I had considered us a pretty close group of friends. We’d all come from different pockets of the country—Maryland, New Jersey, Philly, New York, Los Angeles—but had arrived at Sproul Hall eager to be on our own for the first time.Read more…

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Even Jon Stewart Can’t Convince Bill O’Reilly White Privilege Exists

Last night on The Daily Show, Jon Stewart welcomed his old pal Bill O’Reilly as guest, ostensibly to discuss Bill O’s new book Killing Patton. From the outset, however, Stewart admits that he didn’t even read the thing, and starts grilling O’Reilly about his stance on white privilege. Read more…

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Venmo Racial Profiling: Account Frozen for Typing the Word “Ahmed”

The PayPal-owned app Venmo has very quickly become easiest way to pay back your friends if you don’t have cash. It’s lightweight, simple, frictionless, and it always works. Unless you have any Middle Eastern friends.Read more…

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Inside Sailing’s Biggest Race

The crew of one of the teams taking part in the epic Volvo Ocean Race reveals the extraordinary demands of their sport, with team chemistry the key to possible victory.

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Black Teens Are 21 Times More Likely to Be Killed by Cops Than Whites

The national data on police shootings is shamefully spotty—that’s why our colleagues at Deadspin are putting this together —but using the numbers that are available, ProPublica put together a detailed demographic analysis of the victims. The conclusions are both horrible and totally unsurprising.Read more…

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12 Ways Race Is (Very) Real

Vox thinks race isn’t real. It is. Read more…

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Will Georgia Finally Turn Blue?

So weird that both candidates in the extremely bitter Georgia Senate race are from the same small town. Things aren’t great there right now.

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Is John Galliano Back for Good?

Maison Martin Margiela surprised the fashion world by announcing the disgraced designer as its new creative director. Will this be his redemption or a recipe for disaster?

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Earthly Tycoons Race for the Heavens

Richard Branson and Elon Musk have taken very different paths in their race to the heavens. But one is far ahead.

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U.S. Drug Enforcement Is Still Despicably Racist

Everyone smokes weed. Everyone does drugs. And yet, somehow—in this great nation!—black people seem to be the only ones getting arrested for it. Read more…

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The Independents’ Kansas Prairie Fire

Pat Roberts and Greg Orman bring in the heavy artillery in what has suddenly become America’s hottest—and most heated—Senate race.

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Nigerian Women Fight for Democracy

‘The Supreme Price’ traces the legacy of the Abiola family, who battled for gender equality and political freedom in a nation where both have been brutally repressed for decades.

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Mississippi Jails People For Months With No Charges

Even in 2014, it is still possible to come across facts about the American justice system that stagger even the most cynical of minds. For example: do you know how long people are sitting in jail in Mississippi without being charged with a crime? Read more…

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