Category Archives: race

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

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

 

“When Black Children Are Targeted for Punishment”

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Op-Ed here.

 

“Affirmative Action as Reparations”

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Commentary here.

Peter Singer on Violent Responses to Racism

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Singer’s commentary is here.

“Three Cheers for Cultural Appropriation”

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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”

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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

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Race and Gerrymandering

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Story here.

What’s Wrong With Facebook’s “Ethnic Affinity” Targeted Advertising?

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