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Today in Post-Race History: The Case of Richie Incognito

We’ve been following the Miami Dolphins’ bullying case starring a dude whose real name is actually Richie Incognito and Jonathan Martin here on the BYP, because sports–and sports stories–are never entirely about sports. I’m repeating myself and others when I say that sports is a microcosm of the culture, and this issue is no exception. […]

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REPORT: Hate Groups and Militias On The Rise Since Obama Election

According to a report by the ACLU, the number of hate groups and anti-government militias are on the rise in the wake the election of President Obama. Are you surprised?

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White Teacher Suspended For Using N-Word in Class; Suing Chicago Public Schools

A white school teacher Lincoln Brown is suing Chicago Public Schools after he was suspended for using the n-word in front of his sixth grade class, claiming he was simply engage his students on the history and implications of the word. Was he in the wrong? Sound off below!

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REPORT: 1 in 12 US Marriages Are Interracial

According to a recent report, 1 in 12 marriages are interracial in America. African Americans have seen the largest increase in interracial marriage, and studies show that Black men are more than twice as likely to date outside of their race than Black women. Would you ever date or marry outside of your race?

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The Reason T-Pain Can Be Sexy; A Critique of Popular Aesthetics Part I

Celebrity, the representation and popularizing of a face, determine our aesthetics—models that our minds, in one sense, refer to when judging a person’s beauty. We can say that the drastic changes in whom and what we find attractive are inspired by the popular surveillance of a specific body.  Upon seeing a face manifest through a […]

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Is It Ever OK For White People To Say NIGGER?

Only Black people understand the true power of the word nigger. Does that mean only Black people can say it? Is it EVER ok for white people to say it? Sound off below!

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Are Black People Willing To Call Eminem The Greatest Rapper Of All Time?

Everyone is entitled to their opinion regarding which emcee they believe to be the greatest rapper of all time. Mine is Jay-Z. Yours might be 2pac. But is it OK for it to be Eminem?

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Today in Post-Race History: A Rock and a Hard Place

I really hate it when politics interrupt my fantasy football preparation. There I was checking Twitter for tweets that might help my abysmal fantasy team when I started seeing posts about presidential candidate Rick Perry’s little problem. In case you missed it, according to a story published in The Washington Post last Saturday, Perry’s family’s hunting camp […]

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How Racism Is Destroying America’s Political Discourse

Racism grows classier and more refined every day, but it never goes away. How else can we explain the American people tolerating the unprecedented disrespect, racism, obstruction and outright legislative terrorism being perpetrated by the GOP?

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Not Even Black Toddlers Are Safe From Media Slander

Yes, the CBS station in Chicago chopped up an interview by a 4 year old to make it look like he was a thug in training, when he really wanted to be a police officer. I guess scary black men are an old hat and now we need a new boogie…um…boy. http://youtu.be/mu_LK_iEFE8v Check how the […]

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