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White supremacist groups target Knoxville

By R. Neal
June 19, 2007 - In January of 2007, a Knoxville TN couple out on a date were carjacked, raped, and brutally murdered. The victims were both white. All five suspects arrested in connection with the crime are black. You can read about the horrific crime here.

Duke rape case inspires racist pseudo-science

April 19, 2007 - Having been warned about stepping into the tempest that is the blogospheric discussion of the Duke lacrosse rape case, I can't say I'm surprised that my writing about it has drawn angry comments to Facing South. Though I don't plan to cover the case extensively going forward, there are some comments that I'd like to address before moving on.

Who is 'using tragedy'?

April 18, 2007 - After the horrifying killings at Virginia Tech yesterday, this morning I flicked around the radio dial to see what the professional talkers had to say on the matter.

More comments on the Duke lacrosse rape scandal

April 16, 2007 - Anyone who's followed the reaction to the Duke lacrosse rape case in the blogosphere knows that it's occasionally brought out the worst in human nature: racism, misogyny, classism, and a general viciousness, all aided and abetted by people's ability to speak their piece without revealing their identity.