Ferguson: A Slice of the World and the World Itself

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Kenneth Patricio sees #Ferguson as a microcosm of the struggles of a larger world.

3/5 a Person, Ferguson and the Banality of Racism

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To overcome racism we need to overcome separation and ignorance. Familiarity, socializing, play and fun together breeds closeness, affection and care.

Waiting for More Than Just a Verdict

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Billy Flood hopes that in the wait for justice, we can find a way to understand one another and find answers together.

A Fun Productive Way to Best Neo-Nazis

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A small German town came up with a brilliant, peaceful and fun way to have neo-Nazis raise money against neo-Nazis.

Affirmative Action Should be Viewed in Global Context

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Affirmative action is alive and well – and increasing – elsewhere. Indeed, some of the most creative discussions and innovations are happening outside the United States.

Top 5 Things I’ve Learned from ‘Sesame Street’

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‘Sesame Street’ is Celebrating Their 45th Anniversary this week. James Halcomb talks about what boys learn by watching this classic show from his childhood.

Is the NFL’s Culture of Violence Causing a Crisis of American Masculinity?

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Is what’s happening in the NFL causing a crisis of identity in the American male?

Do Stand-Your-Ground Gun Laws Benefit Whites More Than Blacks?

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Dr. Vibe asks a group of black men if stand-your-ground laws put black American lives in danger.

Ebolaphobia and the Contagion of Fear

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“Germ” based fear leaves racism, sexism, and homophobia in its wake.

Share Your Sports Passion – Join Our Sports Writing Team

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We’re growing – if you love sports, we’d love for you to write for us! Share your unique sports “take” with the millions who visit this site every month!

How a Good Man Battled Racism and Died for It…And Why We Have to Keep Fighting a Hundred Years Later

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Historian Louis Venters reexamines the life of a forgotten African-American intellectual and religious leader, and explains why the battle for racial justice is neverending.

Serena Williams to Luciana Berger, Racism not Tolerated

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From public officials making offensive comments about private citizens, to private citizens making the same about public officials, bigotry and racism will not be tolerated.

As Anti-Globalization Politics Fail, Nationalism Sweeps the World

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Globalization has a funny way of firing up nationalists—and racism, nativism and parochialism are the result.

How Voter ID Laws are Just Another Hidden Form of Racism in the US

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Voting fraud is among the most rare forms of skullduggery in our United States, and yet, every state legislature grapples with its own version of a photo ID law. This disconnect begs the question, why pass these laws at all?

Blake Griffin Uncut: What It Was Like Playing For a Rich Racist Owner

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NBA superstar Blake Griffin is now writing for The Players Tribune. His topic of choice: Donald Sterling. His view: ‘Some people are so poor all they have is their money.’