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Talking about race

We need to have a serious discussion about race. Because believe it or not, not talking about race is not going to end racism; it is going to perpetuate complicity in a racist system. It’s not making you “colorblind” or stopping you from putting any stock in race, it’s just stopping you from being able…

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Coming out of the atheist closet

We are living in an age when more and more people are becoming non-religious. Science is the main source for answers in the natural world and religion is no longer the standard. Thus, we are seeing more and more people, “coming out of the atheist closet.” However, atheists are receiving a lot of hate from…

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After Ferguson: Small reforms, big potential

Ferguson has consequences—and some of them may be positive. The tragedy of Michael Brown’s death in August 2014 has been a consciousness-raiser with ramifications far beyond the boundaries of one small municipality called Ferguson. Demonstrators have used the event to highlight a range of unfair laws and policies in Ferguson—and in many other cities. And…