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Cord Jefferson

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Is My Halloween Costume Offensive?

Thursday, October 31, 2013

Every Halloween, there are conversations about what's an appropriate costume, and what's insensitive. Historical (but despicable) figures like Genghis Khan? Racial stereotypes like a ...

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Motown, Vietnam, The Civil Rights Movement And One Iconic Song

Monday, July 15, 2013

Can a rhythm and blues song change the world? That's the question at the heart of veteran author Mark Kurlansky's new book, Ready for a Brand New Beat, a chronicle of the spectacular success of Motown hit "Dancing in the Street."

Released in the summer of 1964, "Dancing in the ...

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A British Intellectual's Mission 'To Create The Perfect Wife'

Tuesday, April 30, 2013

At least since Pygmalion prayed for his beautiful ivory statue to become a real woman, men have struggled to find a mate who is almost literally made for them. Today you can turn to any number of algorithm-based websites to find your romantic ideal; you can even special-order brides from ...

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