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John Mcwhorter

Old Family Recipe for a Thanksgiving of Books

Steve Leveen | Posted 01.26.2015 | Books
Steve Leveen

Being no cook, I offer no recipes for oyster stuffing or pumpkin tarts, but I am going to share my recipe for cooking up a Thanksgiving of books, and you're welcome to it.

When White Happens: Gentrification, Drug Dealing, and the American Dream

Dr. David J. Leonard | Posted 03.17.2014 | Black Voices
Dr. David J. Leonard

Co-authored with JLove Calderon Intended to be a celebration of Black History Month, Spike Lee reminded an audience at Pratt Institute that February ...

Spike Lee Called 'Racist' For Pointing Out Basic Facts

Kia Makarechi | Posted 04.30.2014 | Black Voices
Kia Makarechi

The debate over gentrification is in full-swing again after Spike Lee weighed in. His critics are calling him racist for ripping 'hipsters." They're wrong.

Email Is for Old People -- LOL!

The University of Central Florida Forum | Posted 10.28.2013 | College
The University of Central Florida Forum

My 13-year-old son is a Boy Scout. He is supposed to frequently send and read email messages to arrange scoutmaster conferences and patrol activities. He has two different email accounts that I set up for him. He never looks at either one.

WATCH: HuffPost Live Tackles 'Is Gay The New Black?'

Posted 02.05.2013 | Gay Voices

In his inaugural address, President Obama discussed the civil rights movement and the fight for gay equality leading many to compare the journeys of t...

3 Books For The Grammar Lover In Your Life | By H. W. Fowler, David Crystal | Posted 06.13.2011 | Books

What makes books about the decline of traditional grammar and usage so popular? Books like Lynne Truss' Eats, Shoots & Leaves lament the downfall of t...

Cornel West: The Black Conscience or A Brooding Crank?

Pascal Robert | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Pascal Robert

Is Cornel West's Obama unhappiness a reflection of the Black Community's sentiments generally, or the indulgences of an academic with the trappings of the Ivy League providing a parlor room for his political musings.

John McWhorter, Party of One

Taylor Harris | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Taylor Harris

Conservative scholar and author, John McWhorter, who created a list of people he would erase from black history, misses an opportunity to dig deeper and reveal a poignant tension in our racial history.

Glenn Beck vs. Van Jones: McCarthyism Enters the 21st Century

Joseph A. Palermo | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Joseph A. Palermo

If you serve a right-wing Republican president you can write or say anything you want. But if you serve a liberal Democratic president, like the "pinks" who fell to McCarthyism, you can be taken down.

Jason Linkins

John McLaughlin Offers Critical Analysis Of Fifty Cent | Jason Linkins | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

This will probably, and unfairly, go a long way toward taking attention away from what I'm sure was a thoughtful discussion between professional orner...