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Boston University President Responds to Saida Grundy Tweets and Grundy Apologizes

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Boston University’s president has responded to the Saida Grundy tweet controversy. Grundy, an incoming professor, came under fire after posting tweets to her personal Twitter account about “white masculinity is THE problem for America’s colleges.” Grundy’s tweets went viral after a conservative website posted them....

White Oregon Teacher Details His Struggles With Racism Because Of His ‘Black’ Name

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‘You don’t look like a Jamaal’. He asked in response: ‘And how exactly does one look like a name?’ Stereotyping, racial profiling and outright racism against people of color seems to be at an all-time high these days, and one white Oregon teacher says he...

Hispanic Is Not A Race & No, America Isn’t Getting “Less White”

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Seen all over news websites and in political discussion is the widespread belief that somehow White people will become America’s minority within the next 20-40 years. Newsweek touted “America’s Getting Less White, and That Will Save It.” This claim attempts to be substantiated by one...

I’m Tired of Black Men Pretending Not To Be Black

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There is nothing that turns me off more than visiting a Black man’s online profile and seeing “other” or “mixed,” “Middle Eastern” or “Native American” under race. As a 25-year-old Black woman, I find the choice to conceal or lie about one’s Blackness not only...