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Harembe Died And It Quickly Became Racial

When I heard a boy crawled through a barrier and fell into a moat at the Cincinnati Zoo’s outdoor gorilla center, leading the gorilla who picked him up to be shot, I thought for sure the boy was white. It was a midwestern zoo in a country that is approximately 63%...

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Franklin Delano Roosevelt (FDR): 32nd Retrospective

“Whatcha got ain’t nothin new. This country’s hard on people, you can’t stop what’s coming, it ain’t all waiting on you. That’s vanity.” – Ellis, No Country for Old Men (2007) FDR was intelligent but not brilliant. He was pampered as the only child of aristocrats. He was crippled by...