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Zero Tolerance for Intolerance

David Moshman | Posted 03.18.2014 | College
David Moshman

Our intolerance of intolerance, in other words, must include intolerance of intolerant terms.

Christopher Mathias

New York Still Asks Prospective Jurors If They're 'Negro'

HuffingtonPost.com | Christopher Mathias | Posted 01.23.2014 | Black Voices

Raeana Roberson doesn't think of herself as "Negro." So when the 25-year-old New York City teacher, who is black, was asked to identify herself on...

Obama Census Choice: African-American

AP | MARK S. SMITH | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON — He may be the world's foremost mixed-race leader, but when it came to the official government head count, President Barack Obama ga...

An Abiding Presence of Faith: Protecting Harlem's African Burial Ground and Churches Under Threat, Part I

Michael Henry Adams | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York
Michael Henry Adams

What is now the Metropolitan Transit Authority's 126th Street bus depot sits atop a colonial-era burial ground for African slaves and free blacks.

Cartoon: When Harry Met Sorry

Sunil Adam | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Sunil Adam

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Liz Cheney Knows Racism When She Sees It (She Was Raised in It)

Katie Halper | Posted 05.25.2011 | Comedy
Katie Halper

After years of supporting her racist father, Liz Cheney is finally calling out racism where she sees it -- in the words of Harry Reid.

Harry's "Washington Gaffe"

Chris Weigant | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Chris Weigant

With the exception of one poorly-chosen word, it seems to me to fit the classic definition of a "Washington gaffe" -- accidentally speaking a bald truth, and having to immediately apologize for such unseemliness.

Friday Talking Points [107] -- What A Week

Chris Weigant | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Chris Weigant

Much of the frenzied activity took place this week behind closed doors (and most decidedly not on C-SPAN), as health care reform entered its final negotiating phase.

On Writing the Word 'Negro': Defending Halperin and Heilemann

John R. Bohrer | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books
John R. Bohrer

I've interviewed a lot of old DC politicos and sometimes, they use the word 'Negro.' It was a shock to my young ears to hear someone casually use a long outdated term. But I knew these men are the furthest thing from racists.

Rush Limbaugh Says Ted Kennedy Had 'Negroes' Serve Him 'Booze' (AUDIO)

Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

Rush Limbaugh wasn't afraid to speak ill of the dead on Monday. The conservative radio talk show host weighed in on deceased Massachusetts Sen. Ted Ke...

Ken Blackwell, If Barack Obama is a Magic Negro, Then What Type of Negro Do They Think You Are?

Yvonne R. Davis | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Yvonne R. Davis

As an African American Republican, one of the irritations I have is with other Black Republicans who are apologists for racist actions and statements made by white Republican leaders.

Al Zawahiri: Much Ado About Nothing

Jamal Dajani | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Jamal Dajani

It still amazes me how after seven years, the U.S. media is still suckered by what al-Qaeda leaders have to say or preach. Hardly anyone in the Middle East these days pays close attention to their speeches.

Obama The Less And Less Magic Negro

Leonce Gaiter | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Leonce Gaiter

The more a fantasy Obama was, the more desirable. White America could project on him all its fantasies of curative black benevolence. Can Obama pull off his now becoming real?