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Veterans Day

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On November 11, 2017
Veterans Day: A perfect time to remember one of our national legacies, white people lynching black soldiers and recently returned veterans. Returning African American veterans were met with a familiar “tenacious and violent white supremacy,” and their status as veterans made them special targets for white aggression. Though hailed as a hero during the war, […]
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This is the mass grave for the victims of the 1890 genocidal massacre of the Lakota at Wounded Knee. I assume that everyone knows the story of Wounded Knee, but maybe they don’t, so I guess I will lay it out. The short version is that the United States has committed unspeakable genocide against indigenous […]
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ESPN has an annual quarterback evaluation list that surveys leading talent evaluators. It splits the QBs into tiers. As I don’t waste my money on pointless purchases, I don’t subscribe to ESPN Insider. So I can’t see the full rankings. However, this piece from a Seahawks blog rips into the list because of how low […]
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Rural People of Color

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On August 16, 2017
If you only read the New York Times and listen to NPR, you would be sure that the only rural people in America are white. After all, hasn’t every rural white in Pennsylvania, Ohio, and Wisconsin been interviewed since November 8 about why they voted for Trump, why they would still vote for Trump, and […]
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