racism http://kmuw.org en Confronting Racism In Sports http://kmuw.org/post/confronting-racism-sports <p></p><p>As a fan of the National Basketball Association, and as someone who does research in African American history, the recent Donald Sterling debacle reminded me that former President Dwight D. Eisenhower was correct when he stated that laws and court decisions can’t necessarily change what’s in the hearts of individuals.</p> Tue, 01 Jul 2014 10:00:00 +0000 Robert E. Weems Jr. 36723 at http://kmuw.org Confronting Racism In Sports OnWords: A Racist Linguistic Environment http://kmuw.org/post/onwords-racist-linguistic-environment <p>We shouldn’t be surprised that Paula Deen lost her culinary empire because of racist remarks during an interview. We should, however, be surprised by the media’s reaction.</p> Tue, 30 Jul 2013 17:00:00 +0000 Lael Ewy 21164 at http://kmuw.org OnWords: A Racist Linguistic Environment Richard Crowson: Dr. Seuss, Heart Surgeon http://kmuw.org/post/richard-crowson-dr-seuss-heart-surgeon <p></p><p>During this Valentine's season, I’ve been consulting a heart specialist. My cardiologist of choice is none other than the widely esteemed Dr. Seuss. Fri, 15 Feb 2013 11:00:00 +0000 Richard Crowson 12756 at http://kmuw.org Richard Crowson: Dr. Seuss, Heart Surgeon Richard Crowson: Talk-In-Code-To-Racists Month http://kmuw.org/post/richard-crowson-talk-code-racists-month <p></p> Fri, 20 Jan 2012 11:00:00 +0000 Richard Crowson 1728 at http://kmuw.org Richard Crowson: Talk-In-Code-To-Racists Month