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Jeremiah Wright

Racism 101: Obama’s “A More Perfect Union”

March 18, 2008

I’m 29 years old, and I’m already crazy skeptical and cynical when it comes to politics. So when I started reading comments this afternoon about how Obama’s speech, which I didn’t catch when it happened, was perhaps the greatest speech on race ever given by a politician, I had my doubts. I watched the speech […]

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Follow-up to Last Post

March 14, 2008

For clarification: Jeremiah Wright is not the kind of person I’m upholding as a model for racial reconciliation. I’m using the controversy as a springboard to talk about race issues. Here’s Barack’s statement on Jeremiah Wright, which I think is appropriate and not just the right move politically, but the right move period. On the […]

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Racism 101: The Politics of Racism

March 14, 2008

This is a very controversial piece, and I freely admit I may have to rethink some of this as discussion moves forward. Additional Point: One of the things I’m trying to do with this series is to demonstrate that one can agree with “liberals” or “progressives” (for lack of better words) on the causes and […]

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