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White Men Are The Real ‘Special Snowflakes’

I’m concerned that the real special snowflakes are not racial minorities, Jews, Muslims, women, or LGBTQ people. These are among the toughest people I have met, people who have endured all manner of stigma that by accident of birth I have not endured. These people are tough. It’s the white men I worry about.

February 3, 2017
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South Carolina Officer Charged With Murder, Accused Of Shooting Fleeing Man

The South Carolina cop who gunned down an unarmed black father of four is charged with murder.

April 8, 2015

Victory Abroad, Discrimination At Home: The Story Of The Harlem Hellfighters

“In 1919, the 369th infantry regiment marched home triumphantly from World War I. They had spent more time in combat than any other American unit, never losing a foot of ground to the enemy, or a man to capture, and winning countless decorations. Though they returned as heroes, this African American unit faced tremendous discrimination, […]

August 25, 2014

NY Times First Black Editor Is Popular Newsroom Leader

Washington (AFP) – Hard-charging editor Dean Baquet was once sacked for standing by his reporters. He bounced back and is now the first African American to hold the most prestigious title in U.S. journalism, executive editor of the New York Times. On Wednesday, the august U.S. daily abruptly fired its first female executive editor, Jill […]

May 15, 2014

Teacher Placed On Leave After Allegation Of Mock Hanging

By Paloma Esquivel, Los Angeles Times LOS ANGELES — A California charter school teacher has been placed on leave after allegedly singling out an African-American student to demonstrate a hanging during a class trip. Scharrell Jackson says a teacher at Oxford Preparatory Academy in Mission Viejo volunteered her 14-year-old son, the only African-American in his class, […]

May 13, 2014

As Spidey Changes, So Does America

OK, people: chill out. Breathe. Relax. Spider-Man is still white. He’ll always be white. He’s been white since that day in 1962 when Peter Parker, a high school science nerd, was bitten by that radioactive bug. In the five decades since, he’s aged about 10 years, grown and lost four extra arms, been cloned, and […]

August 10, 2011