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    Race Still Matters [www.slate.com] Late last year, in a speech on economic mobility, President Obama dismissed the idea that income inequality was an “exclusively minority concern.” “The opportunity gap,” he said, is “now as much abou…
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      What Cliven Bundy Knows About "The Negro" [www.slate.com] Nevada rancher Cliven Bundy is still a cause célèbre for the right-wing, drawing praise from Tea Party activists, Republican politicians, and conservative media outlets. Obviously, Bundy is a crank.
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        Proof the Supreme Court Doesn't Understand Racism at All [www.slate.com] If you haven’t, you should read my colleague Emily Bazelon on the Supreme Court’s decision to uphold Michigan’s ban on affirmative action if you want to understand the ruling and its implications.
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          Conservative Tribalism [www.slate.com] “Common Core,” the name for a set of national education standards, is the latest rallying cry for right-wing activists. What happened to make Common Core an object of hate for conservative activists?
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            @jessicadennis It’s why I haven’t bothered trying to learn how to do it, despite the fact that I’m dissatisfied with pretty much all the available themes.
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              definitely a nice day in the neighborhood. #vscocam http://ift.tt/1jDZJKW
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                Best thing about warm weather is I can wear super casual shoes with my spring and summer suits. #vscocam http://ift.tt/1nlXCke
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                  Best thing about morning workouts is that I have an excuse to eat two Reeses miniature peanut butter cups as a post-workout pick me up. 5 grams of protein!
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                    The Ku Klux Klan Can't Change Its Image, But It's Useful To Know They're Trying [www.slate.com] Can the Ku Klux Klan rebrand? The internet response, and specifically Twitter, was somewhere between mockery and outrage. Here is a quick sampling: The answer, obviously, is n…
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                      I don’t know how many of you read Slate on the regular, but you should, it’s great. And if you want to support me as a writer, like directly, you can sign up [my.slate.com] for our premium service, Slate Plus. For $50 a year, you get a bunch of extra content, and a mug.
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                        Definitely warm enough to break out the spring patterns and light blazer. Also wearing double monks without socks, like a gotdamn tool. #vscocam http://ift.tt/1h5N9Wt
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                          How Not to End Racial Discrimination [www.slate.com] The right has always been against race-conscious remedies to racial discrimination, touting “colorblindness” as the “constitutional” approach to making policy. But there’s still more to do.
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                            The Ukraine, You Saw, You Conquered Gabfest [www.slate.com] Become a fan of the Political Gabfest on Facebook. We post to the Facebook page throughout the week, so keep the conversation going by joining us there. Or follow us @SlateGabfest! Vote here.
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                              @redqueencoder literally none of those flavors go together.
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                                Will Chelsea Clinton’s Baby Be President One Day? [www.slate.com] On Thursday afternoon Chelsea Clinton announced she was pregnant, and immediately political reporters began to complain about the “Clinton dynasty.” “Can you say dynasty?” wrote the staff of the Week…
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                                  My next piece at Slate is kind of troll-y. I apologize ahead of time.