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Assemblyman Constant derides Anchorage as a racist city

Anchorage is a city in which racism and disrespect are baked into the community, according to Anchorage Assemblyman Christopher Constant. Speaking Aug. 31 at the first Assembly meeting open to the public in more than a month, Constant used his closing
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Let’s cancel the cancel culture

Cancel culture destroys empathy and compassion for others. President Obama addressed this disturbing trend in 2019. Speaking last October at an event in Chicago, the former president criticized the desire of many young people to demonstrate how “woke”
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‘Can we ever pull the weed of racism out?

Minneapolis Police Officer Derek Chauvin’s murder of George Floyd has caused us once again as a culture, a country and as a community to reel back and contemplate how this kind of evil can still be in our midst. For a police officer with 17 complaints
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Seven hate crimes reported in Alaska last year

While hate crimes in Alaska are extremely rare, the number increased slightly from 2017 to 2018 according to the FBI’s latest Hate Crimes Statistics released this month. Nationally, however, the number of hate crimes decreased – from 7,175 in 2017 to