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A look back at a fighter's unforgivable blackness

February 29, 2012 By Michael Simzak

Arguably no athlete in American history has engendered the extremes in emotions that Jack Johnson–“The Galveston Giant”–created. He was either loved or reviled, and the choice was mainly determined by the shade of one’s skin.

"What's a straw poll?" + 6 other questions about primaries and caucuses

August 12, 2011 By Matt Riffe

What would the founding fathers say about a state that has seven electoral votes being the stepping stone in the nomination process?

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