Daily Archives: October 4, 2017

Urban Black Basketball

Here’s an excerpt from an Esquire interview with Steve Oney: EC: There are a few lines from Brown that suggest a racial insensitivity that today would not be permissible but at the time was a more accepted part of the … Continue reading

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Jews, America And The WASP Question

Andrew Fraser writes in his 2011 book: Minority groups such as Negroes and Jews were major beneficiaries of the New Deal Revolution. They mobilized to defeat conservative opposition to the new constitutional order. It is worth noting that women, too, … Continue reading

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NYT: ‘Texas Man’s Death Sentence Thrown Out Over Racist Testimony’

New York Times: Duane E. Buck barged into his girlfriend’s Texas home after she broke up with him and killed her and a friend. Later that morning in July 1995, he fired a rifle at his stepsister, who survived because … Continue reading

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Haaretz: ‘White Man’s Burden’

None of these people who pushed for the 2003 Iraq invasion seem to have paid any price for their idiocy. A smaller percentage of American Jews thought the war was a good idea compared to the general population, but a … Continue reading

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