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What the NFL Doesn’t Want You to Think About
Originally Posted: 05/09/2014 - 9:22am | Type: Blog

“Redskins.” The name of Washington, D.C.’s football team is a racial slur, a racist epithet. The U.S. trademark office agrees; so does the dictionary. “Redskins.” The name of Was ...

Court Says Non-Jewish Man Can Sue for Anti-Semitic Remarks
Originally Posted: 04/24/2012 - 8:44am | Type: Blog

A New Jersey appeals court has ruled that a man who alleges he endured anti-Semitic slurs can sue his former supervisors — even though he is not Jewish. A New Jersey appeals cour ...

Healing the Nation's Soul with Mutual Respect
Originally Posted: 07/14/2011 - 7:34am | Type: Blog

The health-care struggle culminating in Sunday's vote brought out the best and the worst of legislators' and citizens' behavior. The health-care struggle culminatin ...

Michael Steele and Racially Insensitive or Racist Comments
Originally Posted: 08/31/2011 - 3:39pm | Type: Blog

<p>I am writing to educate Michael Steele and those whose understanding of Native Americans are as superficial as his. On Jan. 4, 2010, Steele, the leader of the Republican Party, held up his hand in the ...

Self-Segregation In Social Networks
Originally Posted: 07/14/2011 - 7:18am | Type: Blog

Every day across America we see self-segregation in lunchrooms, in classrooms, and in church pews on Sunday morning. But how about online?</p> Every day across America we se ...

Why You Need to Know Vincent Chin
Originally Posted: 08/31/2011 - 3:39pm | Type: Blog

<p>I'll be honest. I get timid writing these kind of posts. I'm scared of being labeled an angry or bitter Asian. I'm scared of the emails that come in. I'm scared of being de-invit ...

Hate Crimes, Racist Incidents Escalate After Obama's Election
Originally Posted: 08/31/2011 - 3:39pm | Type: Blog

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Letter to the Man Who Yelled at Me
Originally Posted: 07/14/2011 - 6:51am | Type: Blog

Dear Sir,</p> Dear Sir, I am writing you this letter after much internal debate to inform you of the many realizations that erupted within me after our very brief encoun ...