February 7, 2013 A symposium on "racist" stereotypes in American sports has renewed questions about the NFL team's name. One activist said that two-thirds of team names with Native references have been changed since 1970
May 16, 2012 U.S. Senate candidate Elizabeth Warren's claims of Native American heritage seem uneasy to swallow. But why? What does it take to be considered an ethnic minority, and what does the controversy say about the way we judge ethnic backgrounds?
January 4, 2012 A legendary sports commentator missed contexts on violent hazing by historically black marching bands and on end zone preening by mostly black professional football players. But criticizing another racial culture is OK. It all depends on how, and where you think we are as a nation in racial relations.
September 26, 2011 The young Republicans are protesting affirmative action legislation by charging whites more than others. Others on campus say they're being offensive.
July 13, 2010 Former Justice Department lawyer J. Christian Adams says the department has shied away from cases where the victims are white. Fair point? Or a political play?
February 20, 2009 Should the 'The New York Post' be cut some slack for even acknowledging there is an outcry (which they really are not obligated to do)?