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Walking on linguistic eggshells: race and racism in America

Oct 6, 2018 Comments Off on Walking on linguistic eggshells: race and racism in America

An exchange I had with a black bouncer at a Hollywood night club showed the tangle Americans get into when talking about race and ethnicity.

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“The land of the free locks up people at an alarming rate, especially black people.” US justice on trial

Oct 11, 2017 Comments Off on “The land of the free locks up people at an alarming rate, especially black people.” US justice on trial

The pitiful-looking guy who kept talking to himself seemed like he was mentally ill, or an addict. He was facing a charge for second-degree robbery. He was not the only one on trial.

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God Save The Queen: how the US views the monarchy

Aug 15, 2017 Comments Off on God Save The Queen: how the US views the monarchy

The other day I fell into a random conversation, the way that we Northerners often do, with two fellow commuters on a Los Angeles train.

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