Tag Archives: Race

A Vehement Rant Regarding Gawker’s Tom Scocca on the Subject of Racial Equality

[WARNING: The following is a rant.  It contains foul language, strong opinions about serious issues, and possibly even run-on sentences.  Reader discretion is advised.] I just had the poor judgement to read a pile of vomit-covered feces-covered vomit masquerading as … Continue reading

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Name-blind hiring could easily reduce hiring discrimination, and for some reason we aren’t using it

Here’s a study that I don’t think gets enough press.  To simplify a bit, in the early 2000’s a group of researchers at the University of Chicago and MIT sent out a bunch of identical resumes, some with the names … Continue reading

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Why Black History Month is a Terrible Idea: A Disgruntled and Poorly-Organized Rant by Hsere

[NOTE: The following was written in February 2013] Now before anyone jumps on me, hear me out for a few sentences; I fully support what Black History Month is trying to do; combat the institutional racism ingrained into U.S. culture, … Continue reading

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