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The American Dream rewards few, enslaves millions
By Bhaskar Sunkara I’ve been working odd jobs and starting businesses all my life. It’s a hustler spirit fitting with my immigrant roots, a key part of my identity. Quintessentially American, even. Self-reliance is something I’m proud of – I’ve always … Continue reading
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Reince Priebus: Republican Party ‘Believes Marriage Is Between One Man And One Woman’
By Will Wrigley Reince Priebus, chairman of the Republican National Committee, said the party’s platform on gay marriage has not changed despite the massive effort spearheaded by the RNC to make the party more inclusive. “I know our party believes marriage … Continue reading
Islamophobia Did Not Start at Ground Zero
Excellent commentary by Zaheer Ali. I understand about the freedoms we all enjoy in this nation, yet I am completely mystified how a so-called, “Man of God” can burn a version of the “Word of God?” We all pray to God, our pronounced … Continue reading
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Is ‘reverse racism’ real?
Racism is racism. It does not matter the color of the person. Yes, reverse racism is a real entity. Is it prevalent? No, I do not believe so, because we are not the power structure. By 2050 there will be … Continue reading
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Letter Urges French to Repay Haiti’s “Independence Debt”
The price of freedom is poverty. As I have written before, because Haiti was the first to gain its independence by the sword and defeated the great Napoleon, Haiti has been penalized over generations for their accomplishment. The French has … Continue reading
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Katrina pain index 2010 New Orleans — five years later
This is a fascinating and interesting study on New Orléans from the people’s standpoint five years after the tragedy of Katrina. Katrina pain index 2010 New Orléans — five years later | Race-Talk.
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Attractive women overlooked for certain jobs?
It’s not fair and another form of discrimination. This is a behavioral problem that needs to be addressed from an educational and training standpoint because it is such an imperceptible form of discrimination. No one should be discriminated against based on their … Continue reading
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Unfinished Business: 50 Years After the Civil Rights Act of 1964
#104209228 / gettyimages.com By Marc H. Morial “The purpose of the law is simple…those who are equal before God shall now also be equal in the polling booths, in the classrooms, in the factories, and in hotels, restaurants, movie theaters, … Continue reading →