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Snoop Dogg is right about Roots remake

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by Cal Thomas
Posted 6/02/16, 12:47 pm

My musical tastes do not include rap and hip-hop, but when Snoop Dogg comments on the Roots remake, saying he is tired of movies about slavery and would prefer a series “about the success that black folks are having,” he is singing my song.

While there is no question that slavery has left an indelible mark on the descendants of slaves and the nation (former Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice has called it America’s “birth defect”), continuing to dwell on the subject does nothing to improve a single black life.

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A dangerous demand

Race Issues | Students at Clemson University seek to criminalize free...
by Anthony Bradley
Posted 4/29/16, 04:19 pm

Although the South has made significant progress since the end of Jim Crow, and it is certainly light-years more advanced than it was during the time of slavery, it is still a mess when it comes to racial issues, with tensions between whites and blacks situated on a major fault line.

Major earthquake tremors are regularly felt at large state schools in the region. The latest was a lengthy sit-in last week at Clemson University in South Carolina, as students protested a series of racial incidents at the college. (Full disclosure: I’m a Clemson grad.)

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The racialization of poverty, crime, and ministry

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by Anthony Bradley
Posted 3/04/16, 04:04 pm

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