Opinion

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Racist ideology moves more than just people who fly Confederate flags

There is an idea "that racism lives in the heart of particularly evil individuals, as opposed to the heart of a democratic society."

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Black History Month is American History Month

Black History Month is American History Month. It's too long for a hashtag. But what better way to honor the legacies of founding African American historians?

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Enough “shock,” time to confront prejudice

It's too late to preach tolerance by the time someone is a full-time corporate employee. Sensitivity must begin before children attend schools, and continue through their formative years.

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Sept. 10 primaries a turning point in New York

In the primary elections, hundreds of thousands of Democratic voters selected candidates who advocated a different, more progressive direction for New York City.

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Detroit: Through the lens of class and race

The success of the struggle in Detroit will hinge especially on the degree of anti-racist understanding achieved by white people and workers in particular.

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Poll reveals contradictory views on affirmative action

On June 8, the Columbus Dispatch carried a poll that measured people's opinions on issues concerning affirmative action, race, and LGBT questions.

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Census, Latinos and the race question

Question nine on the census form raises a big question on race and self-identity.