A*#holes and B%tchesListen now | The persistence of gender in English, from honorifics to insults.
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The debate over CRT has become a debate over definitions.
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The story goes that Native Americans had a word for that plant that now gets packed into cigarettes. That story is wrong.
The Morphing of Critical Race TheoryListen now (27 min) | Most thoughtful people agree that the idea of race and even racism should be taught in schools. So why is Critical Race Theory so…
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