Category Archives: race

What’s Wrong With Apu?

Screenshot 2017-12-03 10.47.57Official trailer for a new documentary is here.

“a white writer should not have tackled this story, and neither should a white character be the center of it.”


Story about the controversy surrounding a not-yet-published Young Adult novel is here.


“When Black Children Are Targeted for Punishment”


Op-Ed here.


“Affirmative Action as Reparations”


Commentary here.

Peter Singer on Violent Responses to Racism

Violent Clashes Erupt at "Unite The Right" Rally In Charlottesville

Singer’s commentary is here.

“Three Cheers for Cultural Appropriation”


Provocative op-ed here from today’s New York Times.

“America’s lucrative new weed industry should compensate the black victims of the country’s war on drugs”


Short op-ed here.

“Even With Affirmative Action, Blacks and Hispanics Are More Underrepresented at Top Colleges Than 35 Years Ago”

Screenshot 2017-08-26 08.48.50Front-page story from yesterday’s New York Times here.

And a quick response from the National Review here.


Dylann Roof and the Death Penalty

roof_filtered_ap_16316816450111Brief discussion here.

Race and Gerrymandering

Story here.