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Slurs should be eliminated

Slurs are sometimes used in everyday conversations, but this is not OK. As many different cultures and languages come together, slang and slurs are developed. Some people may deem derogatory words or comments acceptable when not directed at someone specific, but they never stop and think of how their words ...

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Shades of discrimination

Businesses should have a right to choose who they serve as long as they do not discriminate against a person’s race, gender or sexuality. The question of whether the government should allow  businesses to pick whom they provide service to has been highly debated recently. Indiana’s governor signing Senate Bill ...

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Understanding differences is better than being colorblind

The difference between “colorblindness” and understanding other races is just that: understanding. When people ignore differences, it is almost as bad as refusing to accept them. Martin Luther King, Jr., once said, “I have a dream that my four little children will one day live in a nation where they ...

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Racial achievement gap in children

  NEW YORK (AP) — In every region of America, white and Asian children are far better positioned for success than black, Latino and American Indian children, according to a new report appealing for urgent action to bridge this racial gap. Titled “Race for Results,” the report is being released ...

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Race in Greek life

Race is an ongoing topic in America, whether in education, employment or poverty. Because it is sensitive subject matter, much debate is used to approach the topic of racial status in Greek life across the U.S. “I don’t think it’s necessarily a problem at our school,” said Trevor Brand, junior ...

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