Racism

"Foul" Racial Bias in the NBA?

The Times' crusade for social justice knows no out-of-bounds: "An academic study of the National Basketball Association...suggests that a racial bias found in other parts of American society has ...

Only ABC Addresses Broader Context of Imus Firing Adequately

Is the story of the firing of radio shock jock Don Imus only about racism, or is it also about hatred and incivility in hip hop culture?

Media Cash In on Racism

What is newsworthy about the latest Imus insult in the morning isn't that liberal and conservative commentators alike expressed moral outrage at Imus' remarks—it's that they agreed that Imus ...

Politically Incorrect Tragedies in Black and White

Who killed Yankel Rosenbaum? The Times won't tell you.

Hiding Louis Farrakhan's Racist Rants

The Times' reporter on the Muslim-American beat, Neil MacFarquhar, waits until the 30th paragraph to issue a brief sentence on Farrakhan's "speeches that were deemed racist."

George Allen's "Macaca," "a Jolting Suggestion of Bigotry"

Frank Bruni Frets Over "Macaca" as well as a "worrisome" word from Bush.

Good News for Dems in South: Voters May Overcome Their Racism

Adam Nossiter: "At one level, Mr. Ford's loss to the Republican, Bob Corker, was simply a reiteration of an ancient reality for Democrats in the South: black candidates in statewide races are ...

Calling Pelosi, Rangel, and Conyers Liberal an "Incendiary" Accusation

Fresh after suggesting racism was to blame for Harold Ford Jr.'s loss in his Tennessee Senate race, hypersensitive reporter Adam Nossiter chides GOP for calling liberal Democrats liberal.

Willie Horton Redux: GOP "Stoke[s] Subliminal Racist Fears" in Tennessee

Alessandra Stanley writes that an RNC ad mocking Harold Ford Jr. is "seen as racist" and that the GOP "tried to stoke subliminal racist fears with the infamous Willie Horton ad...."

Ad Mocking Harold Ford "A Racist Appeal to Tennessee Voters"

"The ad, resonating with the miscegenation taboos of Old South politics, may or may not be the nadir in the low-blow salvos now assailing the nation."
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