Tag: Race

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The House That Built Cam

To understand Cam Newton, you need to go to a small church 45 minutes outside of Atlanta called Holy Zion Center of Deliverance and hear his dad preach.

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The Drum Major Instinct

“If any of you are around when I have to meet my day, I don’t want a long funeral. And if you get somebody to deliver the eulogy, tell them not to talk too long.”

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The Trials of Alice Goffman

A sociologist’s controversial first book and the debate over who gets to speak for whom.

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White Utopia

The racist foundation of Oregon.

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Ready for Prime Time

After 25 years as a road comic, Leslie Jones becomes a star.

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Failure Factories

On Dec. 18, 2007, the school board in Pinellas Country, Florida, voted to abandon integration. They justified the decision with bold promises: Schools in poor, black neighborhoods would get more money, more staff, more resources. They delivered none of that. A 5-part investigation.

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White Debt

Reckoning with what is owed—and what can never be repaid—for racial privilege.

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How the Gun Control Debate Ignores Black Lives

We know that certain programs can help prevent gun deaths among black men. No one in Washington seems to care.

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How They Do in Oxford

Race and Ole Miss football.

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"They Get Replaced. I Stay The Same."

Talking to Lee Daniels about Empire, Hollywood, and survival.

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The Black Family in the Age of Mass Incarceration

“Peril is generational for black people in America—and incarceration is our current mechanism for ensuring that the peril continues.”