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CULTURE

The First Rule of Fight Club

Race, culture and the danger of keeping quiet

Image comp by the author. Photo: Twentieth Century Fox Film Corporation

I didn’t grow up with a strong racial or ethnic identity. Presbyterian maybe. We were Irish we knew, but that was sort of the end of it. We didn’t have any special meals, traditions, songs or stories. My grandfather was quite proud of his Irish heritage but that didn’t seem bleed over into his oldest…

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David Todd McCarty

David Todd McCarty

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