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Ron Paul and race (part II)

Up at Blacklikemoi, I have some additional thoughts on Ron Paul and his newsletters. As always, here’s a taste: Over the past couple of weeks, two distinct memes about Ron

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Ron Paul and race (cont’d)

As candidate Ron Paul turns up the heat in Iowa, I see, rather predictably, that mainstream writers are turning up the heat on Ron Paul (see here, here, andhere). At issue now

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Ron Paul and race

I hear a lot of people ratcheting up the rhetoric on Ron Paul and race.  For the most part, I get it. Ron Paul has said a lot of things

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Niggerhead 101

I really don’t care what most people have to say about Rick Perry and his ilk (and by “most people”, I mean Perry’s apologists, and others who would affix some

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melissa harris-perry; soldier without a cause

On several occasions, I’ve documented Melissa Harris-Perry’s outrage at Smiley and West over their criticism of President Obama. Even though both Smiley and West have consistently argued that their issue

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ta-nehisi coates asks the obvious (and already answered) question

  In today’s blog entry, Ta-Nehisi Coates asks his readers to talk to him like he’s stupid. He asks, “Are the London riots about race?” I’m not picking on The

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what will white people think? how our fixation with white opinion has debilitated the african-american community

For as long as there have been black people, there have been white people who don’t like black people. There have always been white people who’ve built their life atop

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