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Our readers are well aware that the majority of violent crimes in this country are committed by white people. But few Americans have been willing to point out how white culture has run amok in this country since the 1700s, when non-whites were often enslaved.

After he saw a crowd of white surfers riot in Huntington Beach, California, Gawker‘s Cord Jefferson decided he’d had enough. He took on white lawlessness in his post, “A Dangerous and Irresponsible Culture.”

Unlike white leaders who are too afraid to speak the truth to white people, MSNBC’s Chris Hayes was willing to give Jefferson a forum on his show All In to urge a new era of responsibility from the people who brought this country Jersey Shore.

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Jeff Danziger lives in New York City. He is represented by CWS Syndicate and the Washington Post Writers Group. He is the recipient of the Herblock Prize and the Thomas Nast (Landau) Prize. He served in the US Army in Vietnam and was awarded the Bronze Star and the Air Medal. He has published eleven books of cartoons, a novel and a memoir. Visit him at DanzigerCartoons.

Jessica Cisneros

It’s a race that has some Democratic voters scratching their heads: a young, progressive primary challenger versus a pro-life, conservative Democrat who received an A-rating from the NRA. The primary race between one of the most conservative Democrats in the House, Representative Henry Cuellar, and Jessica Cisneros has become a lightning rod within the Democratic Party.

Cuellar declared victory, but as of Wednesday morning, major media outlets have said the race is too close to call. He is just a couple hundred votes ahead of his Cisneros in Texas' 28th Congressional District primary. When neither candidate won a majority in the March 1 primary, the two highest vote-getters faced each other in Tuesday's run-off election.

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