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Inside Chinatown: Ancient Culture in a New World By Robert Amos and Kileasa Wong TouchWood Editions, 160 pages, September 2009 (9781894898911) http://www.robertamos.com/legacy/Insidechinatown.html The first impression many foreigners took away from Chinese cities a century ago was that they could...
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To hear conservatives tell it, there's a one-sided race war going on in America, and white folks are the targets. From President Obama's secret plan to use health care reform as a way to procure backdoor "reparations" for slavery, to his equally secret plan to wreck the economy as a way...
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Prominent white conservatives are angry about racism.  Forget all that talk about a post-racial society. They know better than to believe in such a thing, and they're hopping mad. What is it that woke them up finally, after all these years of denial, during which they insisted that racism was a...
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Everyone has a To Kill a Mockingbird story, and Friday night, late, someone asked me if I had one, too. Of course, I did. It wasn't the story that people who know me might expect, although I do have a couple of good ones. Among them is this, an exceprt from the short essay you can read if you want...
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This is part one of a two-part series on racism on the right and left of the United States' political/ideological spectrum. Part One provides the reader with a working definition of racism, and then explores how racism at both the ideological and institutional levels is connected to and enhanced by...
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The message began ominously enough, with words no one really likes to hear directed their way. "With all due respect," it read. As a writer I am painfully aware of the imprecision of language. Meaning is not always perfectly--and often not at all--communicated by the words we choose to...
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The Great Exploitation Proliferation Chapter 31 Here’s Johnny!!!                 In the 1960’s Ralph Waldo “Petey” Greene calmed a rioting Washington D. C. “Chocolate City” after the assassination of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. leader of the civil rights movement.  Afterward his fame sky rocketed...
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    "LIFE WITHOUT BLACK PEOPLE" A very humorous and revealing story is told about a group of white people who were fed up with African Americans, so they joined together and wished themselves away. They passed through a deep dark tunnel and emerged in sort of a twilight zone where...
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It was summer 2004 when most of us first became familiar with Barack Obama. Then an Illinois state senator, the U.S. senate candidate delivered the keynote address at the Democratic National Convention in Boston: the first of his many now-famous orations on a national stage. Therein he delivered...