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Koritha Mitchell

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Professor of English at Ohio State University; literary historian, cultural critic and author of Living with Lynching: African American Lynching Plays, Performance, and Citizenship, 1890 - 1930

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The election of America's first black President led to predictions that the US was on its way to becoming "post-racial," led by the "millennial generation."

Fifty Years after the Civil Rights Era: Racism on Campus

The election of America's first black President led to predictions that the US was on its way to becoming "post-racial," led by the "millennial generation."

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Nobody doubts that George Zimmerman went out with a gun or that he used it to kill Trayvon Martin.

The Zimmerman Verdict and a Nation Divided

Nobody doubts that George Zimmerman went out with a gun or that he used it to kill Trayvon Martin.

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A conversation with cultural critics about First Lady Michelle Obama.

Spotlight on Michelle Obama

A conversation with cultural critics about First Lady Michelle Obama.

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