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Archive for the ‘Race in America’ Category

Mad About Race Again

August 8, 2009

The Henry Louis Gates, Jr. episode in the heart of Massachusetts’ liberal intellectualism revived latent feelings in people of all races nationwide. A spark set off a conflagration in the “Republic of Cambridge,” Massachusets and has all the nation up in arms, except in countries where people subjected to real race riots and even genocide […]

Just Do the Right Thing

January 25, 2009

The election of a black president is not to say we have vanquished American racism Beware of thinking this is a new day in race relations. It is and it isn’t. For many young people, black and white, the civil rights movement is ancient history; the rest of us remember vividly segregated schools and separate […]