Spelling Race

Two race-based narratives dominate coverage of the Scripps National Spelling Bee each year—and they’re both misguided.

Jeremy Lin Calls ESPN's 'Chink' Slur an 'Honest Mistake'

Jeremy Lin says the offensive comments made by ESPN employees is no big deal. But a civil rights organization wants the network to apologize on air several times so “it is clear to all viewers that this racist language is unacceptable.”