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Racial Slurs

Several stories about athletes being the target of racial slurs have arisen recently. In response, college athletics might assess penalties if certain words are used during a game. I applaud the governing forces for looking into the problem. The comments from former college and professional players in these reports reveal that racial slurs from the […] Read More

Will Rep. Charlie Rangel (D-N.Y.) face any costly repercussions for comparing House Republican tea party members to “white crackers,” a pejorative term for white Southerners? When cooking celebrity Paula Deen admitted in a deposition that she had used the “N-word,” the Food Network pulled her show off the air, Smithfield Foods ended its relationship with […] Read More