American Exceptionalism (White Exceptionalism by a nicer name) | Medium

William Spivey, Medium Illustration by Matthieu Bourel, photograph by Edu Bayer for The New York Times, Featured Image American Exceptionalism has been described by historians since the mid-1800s. Definitions fall basically into three camps. 1. Because of its unique origins, born from revolution, America is unique from all other nations. Never having Kings and Queens […]

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The War on Black Athletes | The Atlantic Trump isn’t the first president to show such overt interest in sports, but he’s the only president in recent memory to attack athletes for their politics.

Trump isn’t the first president to show such overt interest in sports, but he’s the only president in recent memory to attack athletes for their politics.

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Latent Prejudice Stirs When a Black Man Tries to Join a Charleston Club | The New York Times

Facebook0Twitter0MailRichard Fausset , The New York Times Dr. W. Melvin Brown III at his home in Charleston, S.C. At the encouragement of white friends in the Charleston Rifle Club, he applied for membership, but was rejected.CreditCreditHunter McRae for The New York Times. Featured Image CHARLESTON, S.C. — Though the Charleston Rifle Club was founded in […]

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Deconstructing Race in Western Painting | Hyperallergic The most interesting part of this excellent exhibition is its presentation of black modernists, for here we enter relatively unfamiliar territory.

The most interesting part of this excellent exhibition is its presentation of black modernists, for here we enter relatively unfamiliar territory.

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