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Open Thread - Be Oprah!
Comedy from UCB featuring Nicole Byer... Read more...
Oh, Really, Bill? Once Again, O’Reilly Can’t Admit A Mistake
Bill O'Reilly recently attacked Mark Potok of the SPLC as his 'Pinhead of the Week' for telling CNN's Erin Burnett that polls showed a majority of whites harbored negative racial attitudes towards blacks. Read more...
Chris Hayes Recounts Near Arrest For Marijuana
MSNBC's Chris Hayes recalls his own brush with the law for possession of marijuana. Read more...
Arne Duncan, STFU: White Suburban Mom Edition
Arne Duncan's inappropriate tendency toward race-baiting and blamecasting has this white suburban mom angry. Very angry. Read more...
Morning Open Thread
With George Zimmerman off the hook for shooting Trayvon Martin, Shoot-em-up Charlie takes a look at how the case was won. Read more...

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"We see the hopelessness of a generation that has been broken trying to find its place in this world. We understand that we need to turn anger into action and pain into power." Read more...
Affirmative action occupies a telling place in a nation painfully aware of its racial inequities yet painfully divided over how to solve them. Read more...
There were five of them, not even men yet, accused of a violent rape. They were prosecuted aggressively by district attorneys and vilified by a tabloid press, then sent to prison for as many as 13 years. In 1989, the case of the Central Read more...
Karl Rove, blaming Democratic voter suppression for Tuesday's landslide The big spin today is on how "shell-shocked" the Romney campaign was when the numbers started to turn on them, how incredibly amazed they were when voters started "crawling Read more...
This wasn’t the America the president spoke about in his speech last night. A 400-person election protest at the University of Mississippi featured some rioters yelling racial epithets. One photo on Twitter showed the mob burning an Obama campaign sign, but it’s unclear if that really happened on campus. Word spread on Twitter as the student journalists tweeted a “riot” video. Two were arrested. Read more...