<![CDATA[ Racial incidents involving the N-word are still common. But here’s a three-part strategy for preventing them from happening. At first, I was simply annoyed by the latest dust-up involving Gwyneth Paltrow quoting Kanye West and Jay-Z‘s tune, “Niggas In Paris.” But after awhile, my heart sank a little. Regardless of the particulars of this story…

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<![CDATA[ An Open Letter to Barack Obama, Thanks for writing your recent tome, The Audacity of Hope. I must confess, I haven’t read it yet — or even purchased it, for that matter. But I came perilously close to doing both during my layover at Chicago’s Midway airport during the return leg of my Thanksgiving…

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