I'm not sure that this study is as scientific as its authors claim, but this piece on how baseball commentators use code words to describe players based upon race suggests.
On this date in 1925, the Brotherhood of Sleeping Car Porters was founded. Led by A. Philip Randolph, this labor union became the most important civil rights organization in mid-20th.
Jamelle Bouie has an excellent article arguing that progressives' dreams of a demographic majority with the rise of the Latino population is a chimera. Progressives have a vision that endless.
(It goes without saying that this is another one of those posts.) First of all, let me begin with what I won't be talking about: race. It's clearly going to be.
Excellent Peter Birkenhead piece at Alternet on the exclusion of slavery on private plantation home tours in the South. Slave cabins are being turned into spas and restaurants rather than.
Chris Bertram lists the 46 races, circa 1914: African (black), Armenian, Bohemian, Bosnian, Bulgarian, Chinese, Croatian, Cuban, Dalmatian, Dutch, East Indian, English, Finnish, Flemish, French, German, Greek, Hebrew, Herzogovinian, Irish,.
Great to know that the hilarity of blackface remains popular at some of our nation's finer sororities and fraternities! And I thought we lived in a post-racial society! In all.
This issue came up in the comments to a post from earlier in the week. Before you answer that question with the obvious no, note that this was a real.