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Race Relations December 2011 Archive

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Should Ron Paul Be Forgiven For Racist Newsletters?

Saturday December 31, 2011
Should the African-American community let Ron Paul off the hook for the racist newsletters bearing his name that went out in the 1980s and '90s? National Public Radio commentator Aaron ... Read More

Top Race Relations Stories of the Year 2011

Monday December 26, 2011
What do Herman Cain, Amy Chua and Alexandra Wallace have in common? They will all appear on my list of the Top Race Relations Stories of the Year. Cain appears, ... Read More

Rihanna, Common and Maya Angelou Caught Up In N-Word Controversies

Wednesday December 21, 2011
The week's hardly over but already two different controversies related to the N-word have surfaced. Dutch magazine Jackie dropped jaws when it published a piece that referred to Barbadian pop ... Read More

Newt Gingrich’s Controversial Comments About Poor (Black) Kids

Monday December 19, 2011
When Republican presidential candidate Newt Gingrich first called child labor laws "stupid" and suggested that poor kids should be put to work in their schools, his remarks outraged the public. ... Read More

Just in Time For Christmas: Black Atheists

Monday December 12, 2011
Black atheists have emerged as the newest media fad, with the New York Times, CNN, BET and The Root all devoting ink to the topic in recent weeks. I supposed ... Read More

New College Admissions Ploy: Leave the “Asian” Box Blank

Friday December 9, 2011
As I've reported previously on the Race Relations site, there's a common perception that Asian-American students face discrimination in the college admissions process. To get into the most elite colleges ... Read More

Remembering Pearl Harbor’s Impact on Race Relations

Monday December 5, 2011
Most American adults can remember exactly where they were and what they were doing when terrorists attacked the World Trade Center and the Pentagon on Sept. 11, 2001. But those ... Read More

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