They were worried the film would be upsetting.
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Two Oscar Voters Picked ’12 Years a Slave’ Without Watching It, Huffington Post
He will replace Tom Watson. Vote was 173-3.
Oscars 2014: ’12 Years a Slave’ Wins Best Picture Oscar, Los Angeles Times
Despite grossing just $50 million in North America.
The National School Boards Association says public schools should add it to their curricula.
Pat Buchanan asks what would happen if we repealed civil rights laws.
Some ancestors of the 12,600-year-old Montana skeleton probably lived in present-day Germany.
Indians reportedly tortured and killed black man who wanted to help fight “social injustice.”
Mulatto and quadroon are definitely out.
The oldest genome found in the New World is ancestor to 80 percent of American Indians.
“These are going to be game changers.”
Says northern elites treat him worse than Southerners.
Historian says “It’s been about maximizing the dollar value of Dr. King’s legacy.”
The Racially Fraught History of the American Beard, The Atlantic
The beard, apparently, was a symbol of “white, masculine supremacy.”
Dalton School Apologizes for Screening Slavery Satire, New York Times
A nation of cowards.
Reverend Doctor Martin Luther King Day History Quiz, MartinLutherKing.org
How much do you know about America’s greatest man?
He wanted to cover “issues of adultery, conflicts within the movement, and King’s spiritual transformation.”
The Army War College may remove paintings of the generals.
CPS Unveils Curriculum for African-American Studies, Chicago Tribune
Chicago students will learn about blacks even during physical education.
Isn’t the purpose of movies about “racism” to make people angry?
Andrew Young at Odds with MLK’s Children, Detroit News
The children want to squeeze every penny out of the old man’s “legacy.”
Wants plenty of other “racists” removed as well.
12 Years a Slave: Film Forcing US to Face Bitter Truths, Telegraph (London)
One black theatergoer to another: “Doesn’t it make you hate white people?”
White Apocalypse Republished, Special to AR News
Adventure novel explores the Solutrean Hypothesis.
Movies and TV must always remind us of slavery.
The visit is to remind agents of past FBI “abuses.”
America’s Top Colleges and Universities Have a Hidden Legacy of Slavery, History News Network
Even the Ivy League is tainted by slavery.
Pat Buchanan recalls a time before racial sensitivity ran amok.
He hopes his new film series will be shown in classrooms nationwide.
Belafonte Sues Heirs of Martin Luther King Jr., New York Times
King children claim they are just protecting their father’s estate.
Barack Obama honors “our rich Nordic-American heritage.”
Why We Profile, Those Who Can See
Wherever they live, blacks commit more crime.
Salon editor thinks GOP wants to defund Obamacare for racial reasons.
Fascinating Illustration Shows the Ancestry of Every County in the US, Daily Mail (London)
Those claiming German ancestry cover the most territory, but Mexicans are catching up.
Can a White Director Make a Great Black Movie?, Hollywood Reporter
Black director John Singleton says it’s possible, but not desirable.
It’s based on a book that some credit with starting the War Between the States.
Jim DeMint peddles myths about America’s founding.
“Civil rights” boosters struggle to remain relevant.
A side American media dare not touch.
President Carter says MLK was the greatest leader America has ever produced.
We won’t be hearing any of these “hate facts” in the US press.
Boone is a “polarizing figure” who non-whites and women could not identify with.
The truth Hollywood prefers to ignore.
African American History Museum Takes Shape on National Mall, Scripps Howard Foundation Wire
400,000 square feet of white guilt.