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Executed Today

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On November 25, 2013
If you think your life isn’t depressing enough, reading the excellent history site Executed Today is a good way to do accomplish this task. What is Executed Today? It’s a website with daily postings about someone executed on that day in history. Good times, no? Today in 1838, Tsali, a Cherokee who refused to leave […]

Victims

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On November 18, 2013

Obviously the real victims here are the white people made to understand that white supremacy is offensive. McAdory High School has issued a public apology for a “Trail of Tears” banner tha

Mining Sacred Spaces

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On August 15, 2013

What’s more important, Kiowa sacred spaces or the whims of a mining capitalist who wants to tear up a sacred Kiowa mountain in order to mine limestone? I think we know which. The state could get

Good on Slate for joining other news organizations in refusing to use the given name of the Washington football club. I do disagree with David Plotz about what he calls the subtle case that “Redskins” was always racist. Just because Native Americans were seen as irrelevant and therefore worthy of becoming mascots through most of […]
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