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Hispanics Seem Forgotten In Civil Rights History

An interesting and provocative piece appeared as a Commentary in Education Week by Nicholas Dauphine, a senior in high school in San Antonio, Texas.

06/24/2014

2013 Broad Street Run

After A Difficult Workout, Refuel With…A Beer?!

A Canadian company says it’s created a beer/sports drink hybrid and is currently conducting consumer taste tests.

03/13/2014

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A History Of Slavery At Ivy League Schools

A new book, Ebony and Ivy: Race, Slavery and the Troubled History of America’s Universities, explores a somewhat shameful topic.

10/30/2013

Men's winner, American Kiel Reijnen crosses the finish line at the Philly Cycling Classic. (credit: Philly Cycling Classic)

Philadelphia Cycling Classic Gets An Upgrade

The Philadelphia Cycling Classic, the bike race made famous by the climbs up the Manayunk Wall, received some good news this week.

10/20/2013

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‘The Amazing Race’ Returns With New Cast

The CBS competition series is back for its 23rd installment, with 11 new teams embarking on a race around the world for a chance at winning $1 million.

08/29/2013

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Defining Racial Discrimination

If your boss uses offensive racial slurs against your coworkers who are a different race than you, can you sue because you were offended? You may be surprised.

08/05/2013

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Michael Vick Beat LeSean McCoy In A 40 Yard Dash

If Michael Vick has lost a step, he’s still got one more than LeSean McCoy.

05/02/2013

FILE PHOTO:  Mayor Michael Nutter speaks on stage during the final day of the Democratic National Convention at Time Warner Cable Arena on September 6, 2012 in Charlotte, North Carolina.  (Credit: Alex Wong/Getty Images)

Controversial Article Published In Local Magazine Has Mayor Nutter Asking For Investigation

The article, titled “Being White in Philly,” features a series of interviews with anonymous white residents from different areas of the city who share stories about their interaction with black residents.

03/15/2013

Cupid's Undie Run participants from a previous year. (Credit: Cupid's Undie Run)

Runners Prepare To Strip Down, Run For A Good Cause

The money raised will go to the Children’s Tumor Foundation to help find a cure for neurofibromatosis, a potentially life-threatening chromosome deficiency.

02/05/2013

No ‘Reverse Discrimination’

Many people refer to illegal conduct against a white person as “reverse discrimination”. But there’s no law against “reverse discrimination.” Here’s why.

11/12/2012

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Opinion: Obama’s Biggest Failure Has Been On Race Relations

Unfortunately, political poll after political poll reveals that the presidential election of 2012 has much to do – in fact, more to do – with the race of the presidential candidate than most anything else.

11/05/2012

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Opinion: Obama’s 2007 Speech is Disturbingly Racist

While there’s nothing wrong with an African-American president speaking in a black dialect, there is something terribly wrong with him speaking in a black accent and cadence when undoubtedly inciting racism to a predominantly African-American audience.

10/05/2012

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Opinion: The Unreported Racism Of The 2012 Election: 0% Of African-Americans Support Romney

The media keeps suggesting that the racism regarding candidates has to do with whites not wanting to vote for a black man, even though Barack Obama won a presidential election with a great amount of white support in 2008. What the media isn’t talking about is the NBC-Wall Street survey results which say that there are basically no black supporters for the Caucasian candidate, Mitt Romney, in 2012.

09/11/2012

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Opinion: Obama Fails To Address Black America’s Disappointments With His Presidency

Many who supported Obama in 2008 did so because they believed that he would help black Americans. The criticism four years later is that having a black president in the White House hasn’t helped African Americans at all.

08/09/2012

Mitt Romney accepting Donald Trump's endorsement (Photo by Ethan Miller/Getty Images)

Opinion: Republicans Bring Back Politics Of Racial Division

In 2008 it seemed we had entered a new era of post-racial politics, but the dog whistle politics of the Grand Old Party has again raised its ugly head. In fact, since Obama’s election the Tea Party Republicans efforts to race bait have only increased.

08/08/2012

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