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Joel Anderson

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Joel Anderson is better known in the blogosphere and Twitterverse as blackink12 of PostBourgie. He is currently a newspaper reporter in Florida and has worked at several news organizations, including The Associated Press, for nearly a decade.

Jason Collins’ coming out was a step in the right direction, but only an openly gay NFL player will make the kind of impact needed to truly challenge prejudice in American sports. Read more

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There are hints we might soon see the first openly gay major league sports player. But are the fans ready? Read more

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A sportswriter looks back on his history with America's favorite pastime. Read more

Books, Arts and Culture

Uncovering the problems with the University of Miami's football program could finally help change college athletics. Read more

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We're so far from achieving a post-racial society that even using the term is harmful. Read more

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A different look at what housing projects mean, our mostly fruitless search for sympathetic institutional figures, and Davis walks the friends-with-benefits line. Read more

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Davis pulls a John Mayer, hope for Annie, and why the women of NOLA are more impressive than the men. Read more

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This week's bad guys, the appeal of idealistic European musicians, and bets are on that Mardi Gras is the season finale. Read more

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The social hierarchy of musicians, shades of Shake the Devil Off, and can there be good disaster tourism? Read more

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The problem with white do-gooders, what really happened with Albert and the burglar, and how Treme offers the strongest class narrative since Roseanne. Read more

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David Simon creates some strong female leads, the return of Mystikal, and John Goodman's obnoxious activist intellectual. Read more

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