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Wiretap: Confederate battle flag is ‘American swastika’

American swastika Sally Jenkins, a Washington Post sports columnist, daughter of the South, student of the Civil War, tells us what the Confederate battle flag...

Senator Mike Johnston asks white people to show love after Charleston...

"As a white American I think we should make a point today to make a small but powerful statement that today we all stand together: and do it by stopping by any AME church in your community and perform a quiet act of service and leave a humble note of thanks."

Wiretap: Colorblind millennials and racist terror

Racing on Jamelle Bouie explains in Slate that millennials grew up thinking about race and not about racism and how a ghetto is not a...

Homebrew: Colorado Springs’ racist motorcycle club’s anti-Islam pig roast

Pigs on hogs A pig roast scheduled for this weekend in Colorado Springs has local police on high alert. The Gazette reports that the fliers promoting the...

Denver’s black churches unite after Charleston shooting

"Where are we safe? Our children are victimized at school. Our young men are being killed by the police over, and over, and over again. Now we go to the house of God, a house of prayer, a place of worship, and we are attacked in the house of God because somebody wants to kill black people. Where are we safe?"

Denver civil rights activists to protest AT&T in wake of president’s...

Denver civil rights activist Alvertis Simmons thought of his granddaughter when he saw the racist meme that former AT&T president Aaron Slator sent to...

News Poem: ‘I have traveled much to go nowhere today’

Blood pressure reacts to such toxic swallowings

Littwin: We’re having the race conversation

If you believe the polls, or watch cable TV news, you may be halfway convinced that race relations in America have somehow grown worse...

Catholic leaders urge Gingrich and Santorum to leave racist talk behind

Catholic leaders issued a letter Friday to GOP presidential candidates Newt Gingrich and Rick Santorum, themselves Catholics, urging them “to stop perpetuating ugly racial stereotypes on the campaign trail.”

Looking to settle score, GOP seizes on Reid gaffe

Moments before midnight on Friday, Marc Ambinder blogged at The Atlantic about some of the “juiciest revelations” in “Game Change,” a behind-the-scenes book on the 2008 presidential campaign by journalists Mark Halperin and John Heilemann. According to the authors, Sen. Harry Reid (D-Nev.) was bullish on Barack Obama’s chances at becoming the first African-American president because he was “light-skinned” and had “no Negro dialect, unless he wanted to have one.”
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