How Richard Cohen’s racism hurts biracial families like mine

Multiracial people deal with the “gag reflex” from bigots in real life. And it’s not OK to excuse it

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Washington Post columnist on “repressing gag reflex” at interracial marriage

The Washington Post’s Richard Cohen has a reputation for saying weird, confusing things about race. For example, one recent column suggested that it took until very recently for him to realize why slavery was bad.

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Punjabi Sikh-Mexican American community fading into history

Anti-immigration laws, coupled with shared cultural values, brought this community to life. Almost 100 years later, the community is now retiring to the history books.

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Albert Murray, author who drew on the free-wheeling spirit of jazz, dies at 97

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Mr. Murray’s works underscored how black culture and the blues were braided into American life.

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