October 1, 2014

Will the Public Look Away From Michael Phelps' Crime Because He's White?

Michael Phelps ASSOCIATED PRESS

I find society's reaction to offences committed by African American athletes and the Michael Phelps news disproportionate and eyebrow raising. It would appear that society has casually accepted his apology and his sponsors have not made any indication that they wish to distance themselves from him, as did many of the NFL's sponsors did after public backlash to the incidents above.

Tories Push Ahead With Bill Supreme Court May Have Already Killed

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Stunning Amount Of Unpaid Child Support In Canada

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'I Have No Doubt We'll Stop This In Its Tracks In The US'

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