“from a century-old genre that is essentially Jewish minstrelsy. Often known as Jewish dialect music, it was performed in vaudeville houses by singers in hooked putty noses, oversize derbies and tattered overcoats…”
Thanks Caroline! “Among Nickelodeon’s upcoming shows is El Tigre, which will debut in March. The show is about a Mexican-American teenager who has to choose between becoming a superhero or a villain. Ni Hao Kai-Lan revolves around a Chinese family…”
“He is not wearing his religion on his sleeve, but the media has been putting it back on his sleeve,” Saeed says of Ellison, attributing this in part to the seeming appeal of Samuel Huntington’s “clash of civilizations” framework and to “a post-9/11 obses
“This post is required reading for anyone who wishes to engage me in any debate on White Privilege or who insists that it doesn’t exist (or it doesn’t exist for you).”
“Privilege is the ability to be over someone else without an tangible justification. By being over it you don’t have to deal with the muck and mire of NOT having it. Privilege is more about NOT having to deal with something than the actually having of mor
Thanks Tariq! “an evolutionary psychologist, is now accused of reviving the politics of eugenics by publishing the research which concludes that low IQ levels, rather than poverty and disease, are the reason why life expectancy is low and infant mortality
“Nobody is going over to Iraq anymore?” one student asks a recruiter. “No, we’re bringing people back,” he replies. “We’re not at war. War ended a long time ago,” another recruiter says.
“by acknowledging the comparison, we’ve more or less accepted it as status quo. No one ever goes “rap is like pro-wrestling: we need to do something about it”. Instead, when some rapper gets shot, we roll our eyes, repeat the line and go back to ourto hiphop
” Wife Swap is seeking families who live a Hip-Hop lifestyle (including career choice) and believe freedom of expression is important to their children”
“The Lebensborn children were bred in special clinics, where SS men were mated with German maidens selected for their racial purity. They were then parcelled out to be brought up in the foster care of fanatical Nazis…”
“Imelda Marcos, the Philippines’ former first lady famed for her rapacious extravagance, plans to launch a line of cheap accessories and sports shoes aimed at the youth market this month…Filipinos used the phrase ”Imeldific” to describe acts of excessto asian
“Going by the name of Begum (Lady) Nawazish Ali, she hosts an eponymous talk show that has taken Pakistan by storm. Flirting and skirting her way through politics, society gossip and plain old sexual chemistry, Begum has become the most popular icon to in
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