Tag: Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture

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They just got their categorization wrong by failing to distinguish between race and culture. But if their categorization of race as inseparable from culture is correct, the conclusion may be that people of different races cannot live together in a society, and we would be better served by building separate race-based societies, rather than trying […]

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LeBron James, Racism, and a Missed Opportunity

 

Speaking to reporters on the eve of the NBA Finals, LeBron James soberly addressed what many blacks believe is the ongoing presence of racism in American culture.

The reason James was discussing racism instead of the upcoming series against the Golden State Warriors? Someone spray-painted a racial epithet — the racial epithet — on the security gate in front of James’ Los Angeles residence.

Coincidentally, the incident involving James happened the same day a noose was reportedly found at the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture in Washington DC. According to a US Park Police account, tourists discovered the noose inside the museum’s Segregation Gallery, Wednesday afternoon.