Tag Archives: Race

Marilyn Katz :
Whose race, and gender, is it anyway?

Caitlyn Jenner and Rachel Dolezal trigger an important conversation about identity and society. By Marilyn Katz | The Rag Blog | June 27, 2015 CHICAGO — Gender and race are not static but socially-created identities that can and should be … finish reading Marilyn Katz :
Whose race, and gender, is it anyway?

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The ‘Double Consciousness’ of Race

Graphic: Blair Kelly.Meet the New Elite, Not Like the OldBy Helene Cooper / July 25, 2009 WASHINGTON — They are the children of 1969 — the year that America’s most prestigious universities began aggressively recruiting blacks and Latinos to their … finish reading The ‘Double Consciousness’ of Race

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A Landmark Worth Saving: The School That Ended Segregated Schools

TURNED AWAY Linda Brown was rejected when her father tried to enroll her at Sumner. Photo: Bob Pearman/Kansas City Star.In Purchase of School, Hopes of Saving a Neglected MonumentBy Susan Saulny / July 19, 2009 TOPEKA, Kan. — The classrooms … finish reading A Landmark Worth Saving: The School That Ended Segregated Schools

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A History Lesson from Cuba: The PIC

Members of the Party: the Independents of Color. Photo: © Gloria Rolando, 2001.Cuba marks centennial of Independent Party of ColorBy Mike Taber / December 29, 2008 Two presentations on little-known history of party that championed black rights in Cuba in … finish reading A History Lesson from Cuba: The PIC

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Zwarich: Eradicating Racism Means Eradicating Poverty and Deprivation

People at Mom’s Place, a homeless shelter in Detroit.Photo: Ankur Dholakia / The Detroit News.A Post Racial America?Are we anywhere NEAR there yet?By Zwarich / The Rag Blog / November 15, 2008 A very good article from a young Black … finish reading Zwarich: Eradicating Racism Means Eradicating Poverty and Deprivation

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Barack Obama : Pride and Prejudice

Barack Obama the new Mr Darcy? Dominic Cooper played the part in the BBC adaptation of Jane Austen’s ‘Sense And Sensibility.’ Read ‘Mr. Darcy Comes Courting’ by Maureen Dowd below. Maureen Dowd hits the nail on the headBy Steve Russell … finish reading Barack Obama : Pride and Prejudice

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Class is not a Clinton Forte

Seeds of Destructionby Bob Herbert / May 10, 2008 The Clintons have never understood how to exit the stage gracefully. Their repertoire has always been deficient in grace and class. So there was Hillary Clinton cold-bloodedly asserting to USA Today … finish reading Class is not a Clinton Forte

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