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  • Test takers
    To level playing field, SATs spot blacks 230-pt 'bonus,' penalize Asians 50 pts
    So this is how fairness works. Anarticle in the Los Angeles Times, which not only buries the lede but bearsthe unilluminating title "For Asian Americans, a changing landscape on college admissions," reveals that the SAT— the...
  • Not All Americans Are Racist, by Nicole Weaver
    Review: 'Not All Americans Are Racist' by Nicole Weaver 
    "Not All Americans Are Racist" is an honest, thought-provoking account of one black woman's experience with racism after she came from Haiti at a young age and later on as she rose through college to get an education. Weaver is...
  • Rudy Giuliani
    America's Mayor no more
    There was a time when it was possible for a liberal to respect and even admire Rudy Giuliani. In the wake of the 9/11 attacks, his calm demeanor and decisive leadership brought both his wounded city and a wounded country together in a way that was...
  • Zendaya Locs Giuliana Rancic Racism
    Zendaya calls out Giuliana Rancic for racist comments about her 'locs'
    Giuliana Rancic has not had a good hair week. The 40-year-old TV personality endorsed at-home box hair color on Thursday via YouTube, only to have a darker, glossier look Friday, which was clearly done by a professional. But now the “Live...
  • 'White power' signs at Texas high school basketball game prompts investigation
    'White power' signs at Texas high school basketball game prompts investigation
    An investigation has been launched into the raising of a "White" sign alongside one reading "Power" at a high school basketball game in North Texas on Friday, Feb. 13. The school district is promising disciplinary action.The...
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    Rudi Giuliani sticks his foot in his mouth again
    It’s tough when a politician you’ve admired for years comes out with another stupid statement.I have followed Rudi Giuliani’s political career since he and I were students at Manhattan College in New York City in the 1960s....
  • Lawsuit heading to court
    Lawsuit over Fox News anchor saying N-word finally heading to trial
    Media personalities of all kinds have to watch what they say or they’ll get fired. That's just Public Figure 101. However, for one Fox News anchor, there’s more to it than that. On Tuesday, Philly.com reported that Tom Burlington,...
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    Ferguson, Missouri makes bad headlines again
    Six month after the senseless police shooting of Michael Brown, Ferguson, Missouri is back in the news again because of racist actions by the city government. Brown, an unarmed black teenager, was shot and killed in August by Darren Wilson, a...
  • Michael Bloomberg
    Bloomberg blasted for remarks about disarming minority males
    Anti-gun former New York Mayor Michael Bloomberg has been taking some heat since Sunday, when several news agencies and bloggers, including the Washington Times, reported on his remarks last week at the Aspen Institute, in which he reportedly...
  • Michael Bloomberg
    Racist? Michael Bloomberg says minority males need to be disarmed
    While addressing pot legalization at the Aspen Institute, former New York Mayor Michael Bloomberg issued a statement that would have been excoriated as racist had it been uttered by a Republican. According to an article posted Sunday at BizPac...
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    DVD review: Foreclosure
    In the film Foreclosure, Bill Landopolous, his son Steven and their father-in-law Ray Begin a new life together in an impoverished and lifeless town. Written and directed by Richard Ledes, the film Foreclosure, reveals three men resides in a house...
  • Who will build the death camps?
    But who will build the death camps?
    This week marks the seventieth anniversary of the liberation of the Nazi death camp at Auschwitz. A group of about 300 survivors revisited the camp where 1.1 million people were murdered by agents of the German state. The general feeling among...
  • John Sweeney - award winning investigative journalist
    John Sweeney ’The Church of Fear - Inside the Weird World of Scientology’
    Today, Jan. 31, 2015, ‘The Irish Times’ reports how difficult it was for John Sweeney to have his book published. “Nobody would touch the book,” says Sweeney. No major publisher in Britain dared to buy it - the problem with...
  • Al Franken
    From Burke to Limbaugh and the Latin Mass
    Pity no one can stumble onto this topic area, as the headline is a grabber. It is a reaction to Michael Sean Winters piece in the National Catholic Reporter on Conservatism. I miss conservatism, which ou will see in my comments. You can see what I...
  • Racism as a carcinogen risk
    Racism as a carcinogen risk
    Rick Gibbons, PhD, will discuss “Racism as a Carcinogen: Risk, Resilience, and Genetic Sensitivity” on February 5th as part of the ongoing CHIP lecture series at Uconn.Gibbons is a health-social psychologist who specializes in studying...