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The Real Thanksgiving

Originally

Question: What do Puritans, buckles, teepees, and turkeys have in common?

Answer: They all have nothing to do with the original Thanksgiving

 

The racial implications of a Barack Obama Presidency

by Mikhail Lyubansky

This is heresy I know, since most of the white majority likes to pretend that it’s colorblind, but race needs to be part of the calculus in the November election for all voters. Of course, it was never not going to be part of the equation. And race is certainly part of the explicit discourse for Black voters, as it always is. My point is that it's high time white folks join in the discussion and acknowledge that it matters. Because it does.