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An American Tale

Jamaican-born author Claudia Rankine is the author of Citizen: An American Lyric. It was named one of the best books of the year in 2014 by numerous media outlets, including The New Yorker, The Atlantic,¬†National Public Radio, and¬†Publisher’s Weekly. The … Continue reading

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History Repeats Itself

Karl Marx wrote that “history repeats itself, first as tragedy, second as farce.” This reprint from the St.Louis Dispatch September 9, 1923, should be a reminder of the farce playing itself out across the United States and Europe today.

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Every Kind of People

Brazilian writer Tiago Abreu and artist Linus Oura have created the People Are Equal project to confront the rampant bias, prejudice, and racial stereotyping that they see all over the world. Using Google’s auto-correct feature, they searched various nationalities and … Continue reading

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