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Russell Simmons, known for decades as Rush to his friends, is of average
height and build for a man his age (45), with a cleanshaven face, bald
dome and light complexion.

In Hicksville, Long Island, on any given Sunday afternoon, pierced and
tattooed teenagers in black clothing gather to listen and watch as
groups of kids like themselves tear their fingertips on

As Trent Lott struggled to "repudiate" segregation fifty years after it
was outlawed, about the only point he left out of his incoherent
counterattack is that he was a soul-music fan.

It's a shame that Savion Glover is trying so hard to hide from the
world, because he's the greatest tap dancer who ever breathed.

Margaret Spillane is a native Bostonian.

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With Friends of Israel Like These... Oy Vey!

Among the obscenities accumulating in the political atmosphere, the most
disgusting may be Trent Lott.

Annals of Higher Education: If recent events at Stanford and Harvard are
any indication, the past decade's earnest debates over "political
correctness" are over, replaced by roughshod policing

The war between religious fanaticism and secular modernity is fought
over women's bodies.

Voters felt devalued and heard no message, so many of them stayed home.

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He revivified the religious right and pushed his opponents to extremes on a host of issues.

April 10, 2012

Firing one racist doesn’t change the conservative agenda.

April 9, 2012

A racist column got the pundit fired. But he is not the only right-wing pundit who uses racially inflammatory language. 

April 7, 2012

What does Trayvon Martin's case reveal about the way we discuss race in this country?

April 5, 2012

Is it possible to have a real discussion about race in sports?

April 2, 2012

Beinart's The Crisis of Zionism tells a series of important truths about Israel, the occupation and the American Jewish establishment. 

March 30, 2012

Civil rights, labor, religious and public interest groups are demanding that "ALEC and its NRA backers should immediately stop their promotion of the kinds of ‘Kill At Will’ laws that led to (the Trayvon Martin) tragedy."

March 29, 2012

New state laws seek to prevent organizations from registering new voters from under-represented groups. 

March 29, 2012

How did the NRA help George Zimmerman get and keep a gun?

March 28, 2012

Right wing commentators are seizing on irrelevant details of Martin's life to justify his death.

March 27, 2012