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The (Un)Suprising Racism at Elite Universities

Racist incidents blight just about all of America’s elite institutions. But here’s the thing, if you speak to students of color on these campuses, they are never surprised. So what is it about the culture of these institutions that implicitly encourages this behavior?

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Muslim Woman Attacked After Boston Bombings

Heba Abolaban – a Muslim woman living in Boston – was attacked by a crazed man two days after the bombings at the Boston Marathon: “He was screaming, ‘F*** you Muslims! You are terrorists! I hate you! You are involved in the Boston explosions! F*** you!’”

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Teacher Accused of Molestation Claims She’s Racist; Wouldn’t Feel Comfortable Touching a Black Child

A Texas teacher accused of inappropriately touching a black first grader claims she cannot possibly be guilty because she’s racist and hates touching black children.

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Class-Action Suit Challenges California’s Race-Based Prison Segregation Policy

The California prison system is under fire for their race-based system of segregation. Prison officials say the system is necessary to deal with race-based violence; opponents argue there’s no excuse for racial segregation of ANY kind.

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George Zimmerman’s Mom Lashes Out At Media in Open Letter on the Anniversary of Son’s Arrest

A year after her son’s arrest, George Zimmerman’s mother has penned an open letter, thanking supporters and lashing out against critics of her son: “April 11 2012 will be forever remembered by the Zimmerman family as the day the justice system failed us…”

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LL Cool J and Brad Paisley Collaborate on Bizarre Country-Rap Song ‘Accidental Racist’

On this episode of When Keeping it Post-Racial Goes (Terribly, Terribly) Wrong: LL Cool J and country singer Brad Paisley have made a song. It’s called “Accidental Racist,” and it is horrific. And mystifying. And accidentally racist.

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Associated Press Will No Longer Use Term ‘Illegal Immigrant;’ L.A. Times May Follow Suit

The L.A. Times is considering no longer using the term “illegal immigrant.” The Associated Press has already announced that they will no longer be using the term, acknowledging that it is a dehumanizing, unfair means to describe a human being.

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Civil Rights Leaders Speak Out Against Conferderate Flag Display at Old NC Capital Building

Civil Rights leaders are speaking out against the hanging of a confederate flag inside of the Old North Carolina Capitol building. The state’s intent is to replicate the building’s antebellum appearance. But is that a valid excuse?

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LAPD Officer Wins $1.2 Million Settlement after Accusing Department of Racial Harassment

LAPD officer Earl Wright has been awarded a $1.2 million settlement with the city of Los Angeles after accusing the LAPD of racial harassment.

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Towson University’s ‘White Student Union’ to Begin Patrolling Campus to Fight ‘Black Crime Wave’

Towson University’s racist “White Student Union”has announced they’ll begin patrolling their campus to combat an alleged “black crime wave” on Towson’s campus. Something tells us this is not going to end well.

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