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The best, most painful essay on racism in America

Source: How Does My Red State See Me? – The New York Times Details, details, incidents describing what it is to live in America–in a self-proclaimed “liberal” city–when your skin is dark. I can’t imagine living this way and I’m … Continue reading

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Two good news articles from one page of the Sunday NYT

By this time, I’m sure you know my fatal flaw: I’m a warmth-seeking optimist. Not a crazy one, really, but my spirit gazes outward at a humane future. This is undoubtedly why I have no interest in dystopian films or … Continue reading

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“Race and Voting Rights in Ferguson”

Another must-read from the New York Times about the exclusion of minorities from civic power: Race and Voting Rights in Ferguson – NYTimes.com. Here are the first paragraphs of this highly significant story and as ever praise goes to the … Continue reading

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