‘The Greatest’ Deals a Knockout Blow to Racial Stereotypes

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Boxing legend Muhammad Ali was formidable in the ring—but even more so in the talk show guest chair.

American Indian Graduation Rates & Stereotypical Images On & Off the Field

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Debbie Reese explains the way that derogatory depictions of American Indians harms the self-image of young American Indian children.

Ghettotainment: Charles Ramsey and the Rise of Racial Tourism

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Nico Lang wonders if the real reason we’re interested in Charles Ramsey is not because he’s a hero, but rather because he confirms our stereotype of the “hilarious Black neighbor.”

Does Black Life Matter More When Raised by White Parents?

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Chad Goller-Sojourner knows the value of at least one white privilege.

I’m Not Racist But …

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“Dr. Bill” Johnson II on institutionalized racism, and what it is—and isn’t—to be racist.

The Ethics of Race Comedy

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Race humor be polarizing, intelligent … and good for society?

The Reason You Find the Volkswagen Commercial Racist

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Is the Minnesotan with a Jamaican accent bad for Jamaicans?

Racism: Alive and Well on Social Networks

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Logan Smith reminds us, “Freedom of speech doesn’t apply to the societal consequences that speech may provoke.”

Hat or No Hat?

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It’s amazing how one’s perception of you can magically change at the drop of a hat.

The Uniform of Gender

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Gender is like a uniform you can’t take off.