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Thaddeus and Slocum: Black-White, White-Black

In his great essay “Junior and John Doe,” James Alan McPherson says, “There used to be the basic, if unspoken, assumption that identity in America is almost always a matter of improvisation, a matter of process…and that, given the provisional … Continue reading

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Nat X: Top 5 Reasons Brothers Don’t Play Hockey

Chris Rock on Saturday Night Live.  David Letterman’s Top 10 lists.  Go Hawks! (for Chicagoans, at least). After the Hawks’ triple-overtime victory over the Bruins in the first game of the 2013 Stanley Cup Finals, I couldn’t help but think of … Continue reading

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Chris Rock: Racism Almost Over?

Only a liberal with a mind like Chris Rock would like “sh*tstorms of race hatred.”  Here’s what he said in an interview with Scott Raab in Esquire, March 2011. Scott Rabb: “Like many nice Caucasians, I cried the night Barack … Continue reading

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