“Blacks here, who had settled into a familiar, if sometimes uneasy, relationship with whites, are now outnumbered by Hispanics. The two groups, who often live and work side by side, compete fiercely for working-class jobs and government resources…”
“…Few groups with as long a history in this country as Asian-Americans have been portrayed in such a limited variety of roles: The kung fu fighter. The studious nerd. The mercenary businessman. The “Dragon Lady.” The prostitute…”
“Jesus H., people, do I have to spell it out for you? East Asians don’t have almond shaped eyes. White people do.”
“Former The Source head honchos Dave Mays and Raymond “Benzino” Scott haven’t even watched the ink dry on their first issue of Hip-Hop Weekly, yet the duo is already having major staffing problems…”
Macy’s Glamorama 2006 featured lots of mixing — according to headliner Beyonce, “it’s all about generations coming together, cultures coming together to create something new.” Multiracial Afro-Latin band Ozomatli pumped the jams while models strutted.
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