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Bobby Jindal’s denial of our hyphen-nation

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You don’t celebrate diversity by pretending it doesn’t exist.
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Let’s slow down this race, together: Starbucks and a bad hashtag

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Starbucks’ #RaceTogether campaign was the wrong way to go about the right discussion.
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Parallels between India’s sexism and America’s racism

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Institutionalized sexism in India has more in common with American criminal justice than we might think.
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Mitt Romney wants to run on his religion in 2016. Please do.

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And that should help a Democratic candidate immensely. Here’s why.
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Fox News says Paris has unsafe Muslim-controlled “no-go zones” like Iraq, Afghanistan

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Which came as a bit of a surprise to actual Parisians.
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Why did the Paris attack go viral, while previous attacks on Jews did not?

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Is it anti-Semitic that France hasn’t had nationwide rallies for previous victims of anti-Jewish violence?
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Did GOP’s Steve Scalise vote for KKK’s David Duke in 1991?

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Scalise’s vote is the simplest measuring stick we have as to whether it’s fair to associate him with David Duke.
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Is reality TV worsening America’s class problems

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I’m having a hard time believing that Amos & Andy TV does anything but harm.
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Ferguson and a lesson in empathy

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For days, I felt blank about the events in Ferguson and New York City — the non-indictment of officers responsible for the death of Michael Brown and Eric Garner, the protests. ...
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Born out of Pain: St. Louis artists respond to Ferguson

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As the smoke clears I see the passing of the old guard, and the rise of a much more dynamic St. Louis.
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Ferguson burns while Mississippi flames

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While Ferguson, Missouri erupts in race riots, gays are having unprecedented marriage victories in the deep south.
Protesters face off with police officers in Ferguson, Missouri the night the grand jury chose not to indict Officer Wilson for Michael Brown's death.

BREAKING: Grand jury refuses to indict Officer Wilson

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Chris Andoe is on the ground in Ferguson, Missouri, reporting live as the grand jury prepares to announce.
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The day Costco thought she was a thief, and a lesson in “privilege”

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“Now I know what it’s like to feel that burden of distrust, and god it’s awful.”
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