ibram-kendi-reveals-the-dangers-of-reducing-everything-to-‘racism’

“Generally, we have defined racist policies by the perpetrator and intent, rather than the victim and the outcome.” Thus Ibram X. Kendi opens his interview with Ezra Klein on his new book, “How to Be an Antiracist,” revealing the essential problem of his argument. There can be no coherent notion of justice without the concepts of…

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asked-to-condemn-omar,-dem-congressman-calls-crenshaw-racist

A Democratic congressman labeled Rep. Dan Crenshaw (R., Texas) “a racist” after he was asked to condemn Rep. Ilhan Omar ‘s (D., Minn.) anti-Semitic remarks. Rep. Sean Casten (D., Ill.) on Oct. 5 told a voter that Omar’s controversial comments about supporters of Israel were “horribly inappropriate.” But the congressman then pivoted to attack Crenshaw for…

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climate-group-apologizes-to-black-lives-matter-for-its-previous-public-apology

The Washington, D.C., chapter of a climate activism group issued an apology to Black Lives Matter for “eroding trust with our black and brown allies” at a September protest. Extinction Rebellion’s D.C. chapter wrote in an open letter that it “did not respect, and instead dismissed, Black Lives Matter DC’s hard block regarding fliers that apologized…

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tlaib-insists-it’s-not-racist-to-say-white-people-can’t-be-police-analysts

Critics from across the political spectrum are wary of the Detroit Police Department’s (DPD) use of facial recognition software to curb violent crime. Their concerns range from whether the technology violates the First, Fourth and Fourteenth Amendments, if and by what factor a largely unmonitored surveillance system successfully deters crime, and the known shortcomings in…

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federal-judge-to-harvard:-racial-discrimination-is-bad,-except-against-whites-and-asians

Federal Judge Allison Burroughs ruled this week that Harvard University’s affirmative action approach to college admissions does not discriminate against Asian American applicants. The nonprofit Students for Fair Admissions (SFFA) brought this case, which alleged the president and fellows of Harvard College violated Title VI of the Civil Rights Act of 1964 by limiting the…

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rashida-tlaib-scolds-black-police-chief:-facial-recognition-‘analysts-need-to-be-african-american’

Rep. Rashida Tlaib, D-Mich., recently paid a visit to the Real Time Crime Center after the Detroit Police invited her to tour the facilities. Tlaib had criticized the center’s usage of facial recognition software in August, so the Detroit Police thought it prudent to demonstrate to her the way in which the software could be…

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fourth-employee-sues-nyc-education-department-for-anti-white-racism

This week, Leslie Miller Chislett became the fourth employee of the New York City Department of Education (DOE) to bring suit against the department and its chancellor, Richard Carranza, for anti-white bias. As reported in The Federalist this past May, three other white employees engaged a like suit along similar lines earlier this year. The…

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federal-judge-praises-harvard’s-‘very-fine’-anti-asian-admissions-program

A federal judge on Tuesday ruled in favor of Harvard University’s admissions process that court documents show discriminates against Asian-Americans by requiring higher academic achievement for admittance and rating them lower on soft characteristics like “likability.” In a high-profile case that drew the support of the Trump administration’s Justice Department, the nonprofit Students for Fair…

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black-progress-requires-reviving-the-legacy-of-booker-t.-washington

“The persons who accomplish the most in this world … are those who are constantly seeing and appreciating the bright side as well as the dark side of life.” — Booker T. Washington, “Character Building“ Generals often make the mistake of preparing for the next war, as if it will play out like the last. Take…

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left-insists-pro-lifers-like-tucker-carlson-are-racist-while-pushing-policies-that-kill-black-babies

Another day, another pro-lifer smeared as a racist. In August, it was Catholic author J.D. Vance, whom a Washington Post writer tried to tar with the r-word, only to fall flat when it was revealed that she misrepresented what Vance said and failed to note that his wife and son are Indian American. This time…

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