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The New Civil War Among Whites

Earl Ofari Hutchinson | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Earl Ofari Hutchinson

The recent AP-Gfk poll reconfirmed that whites again are at political war with each other. The war is over Obama. The division is fueled by the same race, class, and governance issues that sparked the Civil War.

White People Dancing

Posted 06.17.2011 | Women

Who says white people can't dance? -MT Don't Miss a Good Laugh! Sign up to receive my email newsletter each week - It will let you know wh...

"Essence" magazine's true color

Irene Monroe | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Irene Monroe

There has been a color change at "Essence." After forty years of having sisters from the African Diaspora as its fashion director, the new one is whit...

Caucasians Are The Majority In Manhattan For The First Time In Thirty Years

nytimes.com | SAM ROBERTS | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

For the first time since the 1970s, a majority of Manhattan's population is non-Hispanic white, according to an analysis of census estimates....

Stephen Colbert Interviews 'The History Of White People' Author Nell Irvin Painter: All You Have To Do To Change Race Is Have Sex (VIDEO)

Posted 05.25.2011 | Books

"The History of White People" author Nell Irvin Painter was on "The Colbert Report" last night, and gave few answers about the nature of race, though ...

Cancer, John Mayer and "Please Don't Call Me Racist" : Diffusing the R-Bomb

Molly Secours | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Molly Secours

It wasn't until recovering from stage IV uterine cancer that I began to notice the parallels between cancer and racism -- and potentially similar paths of recovery.

Poll: America Has Moved Beyond Race, Say Majority of White People

Andy Borowitz | Posted 05.25.2011 | Comedy
Andy Borowitz

The poll reveals that 83% of the white people surveyed agreed with the statement, "As a white person, I feel that America is really over the whole race thing."

White People Are Terrifying: "Daily Show" Takes On New Face Of Crime (VIDEO)

Huffington Post | Alex Leo | Posted 05.25.2011 | Comedy

Let's face it, white men in suits are terrifying. You never know when they're going to steal all your money in a ponzi scheme, steal all your money an...

Asian Women: Rape And Hate Crimes

Jaemin Kim | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Jaemin Kim

Reducing Asian women into a sexual object is not funny, it is not flattering. It is perilous. We can see this when Asian women are subject to race-targeted sexual violence.

My View of The Atlantic's "The End of White America?"

Raymond Leon Roker | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Raymond Leon Roker

Part of what I always suspect comes out of articles like this, is the affirmation from some that a browner America should also mean minorities can finally stop complaining about inequalities.

Obama, In Black and White

Joan Z. Shore | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Joan Z. Shore

This is not simply the victory of one black man in America; it is the victory of American tolerance and integration, where black can marry white, where barriers are broken.

What Obama Can Learn from The Wire

Casey Gane-McCalla | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Casey Gane-McCalla

If anything is clear from The Wire, it is that the War on Drugs is a failed war, one that only keeps the cycle of addiction, poverty and violence going.

Frank Rich: In Defense Of White Americans

New York Times | Frank Rich | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

IT seems like a century ago now, but it was only in 2005 that a National Journal poll of Beltway insiders predicted that George Allen, then a popular ...

Decline of the "White non-Hispanic" No Big Deal

Roger Hernandez | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Roger Hernandez

Our national confusion about Hispanics begins with the system of classification taken for granted, which incorrectly classifies "Hispanics" into a race apart, exclusive with whites, blacks, Asians or Native Americans.