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November 16, 2019

Author's Note: This Week's 5 is a weekly collection of stories designed to provide insight into how racism works and serve as an easily accessible resource for people trying to have nuanced discussions about these issues. For more explanation on how This Week's 5 works and descriptions of each of the categories, click here.

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When I started This Week’s 5, I imagined the overt racism section would be the weekly racial slur re...

November 8, 2019

Author's Note: This Week's 5 is a weekly collection of stories designed to provide insight into how racism works and serve as an easily accessible resource for people trying to have nuanced discussions about these issues. For more explanation on how This Week's 5 works and descriptions of each of the categories, click here.

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If you want to know how committed white supremacists are, look no further than the Emmett Till Memor...

September 30, 2019

This Week's 5 will be taking a break for the month of October. To everyone who has been reading, commenting, and sharing, thank you. The column will be back in November, strong as ever.

In the meantime, while This Week's 5 serves as a weekly recap of specifically curated stories on racism, it also functions as a resource that readers can always revisit. During this mini-sabbatical, please feel free to check out past editions of...

September 27, 2019

Author's Note: This Week's 5 is a weekly collection of stories designed to provide insight into how racism works and serve as an easily accessible resource for people trying to have nuanced discussions about these issues. For more explanation on how This Week's 5 works and descriptions of each of the categories, click here.

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Here’s a story that should make your blood boil. A group of six grade boys recently assaulted a Blac...

September 20, 2019

Author's Note: This Week's 5 is a weekly collection of stories designed to provide insight into how racism works and serve as an easily accessible resource for people trying to have nuanced discussions about these issues. For more explanation on how This Week's 5 works and descriptions of each of the categories, click here.

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There are a lot of thoughts that come to mind when I read the headline, “Texas Teacher Who Asked Tru...

September 13, 2019

Author's Note: This Week's 5 is a weekly collection of stories designed to provide insight into how racism works and serve as an easily accessible resource for people trying to have nuanced discussions about these issues. For more explanation on how This Week's 5 works and descriptions of each of the categories, click here.

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Anyone else getting tired of the painstaking effort law enforcement seems to keep taking to make sur...

September 6, 2019

Author's Note: This Week's 5 is a weekly collection of stories designed to provide insight into how racism works and serve as an easily accessible resource for people trying to have nuanced discussions about these issues. For more explanation on how This Week's 5 works and descriptions of each of the categories, click here.

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What is it about white supremacists that evokes such a haunting commitment to caution from America’s...

August 30, 2019

Author's Note: This Week's 5 is a weekly collection of stories designed to provide insight into how racism works and serve as an easily accessible resource for people trying to have nuanced discussions about these issues. For more explanation on how This Week's 5 works and descriptions of each of the categories, click here.

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Representative Steve King saying racist things is about as consistent a bet as the sun rising and se...

August 23, 2019

Author's Note: This Week's 5 is a weekly collection of stories designed to provide insight into how racism works and serve as an easily accessible resource for people trying to have nuanced discussions about these issues. For more explanation on how This Week's 5 works and descriptions of each of the categories, click here.

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Using your position of power in a major political party to cover for white supremacist terrorism is...

August 16, 2019

Author's Note: This Week's 5 is a weekly collection of stories designed to provide insight into how racism works and serve as an easily accessible resource for people trying to have nuanced discussions about these issues. For more explanation on how This Week's 5 works and descriptions of each of the categories, click here.

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Why isn’t the infiltration of police departments by white supremacists considered a national emergen...

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