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On MLK Day, Penn Protesters March Against Racial & Social Injustice

Dozens of students gathered, calling this a movement to reclaim Martin Luther King, Jr. Day.

01/19/2015

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New MLK Day Poll Reveals Most Americans Do Not Feel Race Relations Have Improved Since Pres. Obama Took Office

While a new Al Jazeera America/Monmouth University Poll finds almost all Americans agree racial discrimination is a problem in the U.S., they’re divided by race on whether or not social integration is a way to fix the problem.

01/19/2015

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Group Of Runners Race SEPTA Bus In Philadelphia

Are you faster than a SEPTA bus? A group of Philadelphia runners put their best foot forward to find out the answer to that question.

11/11/2014

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Charles Barkley: ‘When You’re Black, You Have To Deal With So Much Crap In Your Life From Other Black People’

Charles Barkley discusses the reports about Russell Wilson criticized for not being “black enough.”

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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

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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

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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

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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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