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Edward Rhymes

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Edward Rhymes is a Mint Press Columnist and author of, When Racism Is Law & Prejudice Is Policy.

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I am an internationally recognized authority in the areas of critical race theory and black studies, and is also featured in several textbooks. I hold a PhD in sociology with a concentration in Critical Race Theory and Black Studies.

Work is being used in colleges and universities across the U.S....

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@DrRhymes — 208 followers, 502 tweets

Nov 22, 2016

Do we want to learn or not? Listen to Dr. Rhymes discuss the American Default Setting of Whiteness.  http://www.blogtalkradio.com/rhymesmediagroup/2016/10/19/life-in-the-electric-chair 

Nov 22, 2016

@chrislhayes @ShellyLazoff you're kidding, right Chris? They didn't admit it, but it's right there in their - never-denied - emails. Geesh. https://t.co/PRAF98v33H

Nov 21, 2016

@Karoli white-supremacy demands that you not call it white supremacy. Alt-right or American Default Setting will suffice. Thank you.

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What was your first job as a journalist?

I was a freelance journalist for the New Bedford Standard Times (now SouthCoast Today).

Have you ever used a typewriter?

Yes. Many, many, many years ago.

How is social media changing news?

It has essentially created an army of citizen journalist. The pro: it gives the average person a voice. The con: an abundance of nonsense