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The Trump administration’s travel ban chooses Africans as their next target

Maya Brown February 23, 2020
[Trump's] ill-conceived notions about these countries is reflected in racist policies like the travel ban. The way he refers to them also demonstrates the little amount of respect he has for countries that may not be as developed as America.
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Cancel culture needs to be canceled

Xenia Gonikberg December 2, 2019
Cancel culture has gone mainstream. When a person, famous or not, is called out on Twitter or other media platforms for mean or insensitive remarks they have made in the past, they get “canceled.”
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“Trudeau isn’t a racist,” but he is, sorry

Anya Marquardt October 21, 2019
Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau was known as a supporter of immigrants, a human rights activist and a poised figure against racism until photos of him wearing blackface and brownface surfaced on the Internet.
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White people, all of us, elected Donald Trump

Genie Ruzicka November 27, 2016
Be there for your marginalized friends to listen and be a shoulder to cry or scream on.
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I went to a Trump rally and didnt like it one bit

I went to a Trump rally and didn’t like it one bit

Kunal Kohli April 10, 2016
It was frightening to see a crowd of over 10,000 people chanting racial slurs and calling for violence against a protester. They were out for blood, not there for political support
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I have a united dream

Jager Robinson September 27, 2015
In order to “cure” racism in America, you have to stop being selective. By claiming that one group deserves a day over another is inherently racist.
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Race still an issue in some relationships

Jonathon Kline February 11, 2014
In today’s culture and society, I’m sure everyone has seen an interracial couple, whether it is between a white man and black girl, a black guy and a white girl, Indian male and a white girl, etc; I could go on with the lists, but I’m sure that you have seen it at one point in your life.
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