“‘So conform to it; or don’t come here. We don’t want the hate-mongers, whatever their race, religion or creed.’…Mr Blair also announced a crackdown on funding for religious and racial groups, saying in the future they would have to prove they aimed to
“Today, Boston is trying to change its image among black Americans. By supporting programs and attractions like the Roxbury trolley tour and a number of other initiatives, the Convention and Visitors Bureau hopes to draw more black travelers…”
Thanks Benjamin! “A plan to build a mosque in this Houston suburb has triggered a neighborhood dispute, with community members warning the place will become a terrorist hotbed and one man threatening to hold pig races on Fridays just to offend the Muslims
“The Seminole Tribe of Florida said Thursday it was buying the famed Hard Rock business, including its casinos, restaurants, hotels and huge collection of rock ’n’ roll memorabilia, in a groundbreaking $965 million deal with a British company…”
“According to the media, black gay men can only be HIV-positive and feminine. Masculine black gay males are closeted and have to bring home girlfriends to their families and friends so that they can create an illusion…”
Thanks Rob! “comments he made this week on a Syracuse radio show…”We’ll have to follow the legal channels,” Vickers said. “We live in a modern society. These people can’t be shot, so we have to try to do what we can legally.”
“Two key Los Angeles Fire Department commanders called for a full investigation of a 2004 incident in which firefighters laced a black colleague’s meal with dog food, but top officials chose not to dig deeper.”
Thanks Rob! “Activists in Guatemala – once home to a large part of the central American Mayan empire – said Apocalypto was unrealistic. “The director is saying the Mayans are savages,” said Lucio Yaxon, a human rights activist…”
Oh dear. “A survey of more than 1,000 men in India has concluded that condoms made according to international sizes are too large for a majority of Indian men.”
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