Thanks Rob! “Michaels succeeds, beautifully, in rewriting W.E.B. Du Bois’…statement that the problem of the 20th century will be the problem of the color line. For Michaels, the problem of the 20th and 21st centuries is the problem of the bottom line”
Thanks Rob! “The Native American Navajo nation have written to a Christian couple recently awarded damages by Lancashire Police to express their dismay that their tribal name is being used for an LGBT project.”
“if the NAACP can turn away from the victims of Katrina in their time of need — at the moment this post was written, not one word on the NAACP’s home page mentions Hurricane Katrina) — then whom and what do they now truly stand for.”
Please stop. “Civil rights activist Al Sharpton said Monday he is seriously considering a run for president. “I don’t hear any reason not to,” Sharpton, 52, said in an interview during an urban affairs conference…”
Alaska ranks no. 2 for proportion of multiracial people. “Andrei Jacobs’ father is Yup’ik. His mother is black. Make him pick a race on a government form and he will check the box that says “Alaska Native.” “Outwardly I’m mostly Eskimo,” he said. “Inwardl
Thanks Rob! “A relatively obscure professor…kicked off the controversy in October with an online petition calling for traditional medicine to be stripped from the Chinese Constitution. It has a protected status here…”
Thanks Tariq! “A hundred years ago, there was talk of a “yellow peril” because of Chinese and Japanese immigration to the United States…Today, there are echoes of that notion in a front page headline on the education section of the New York Times of Jan
Hat tip to Jae Ran. I can’t wait till this comes to NYC! “”Race: Are We So Different?” was created in collaboration with the American Anthropological Association and aims to encourage deeper dialogue within and among communities.”
Okay, Obama-mania is getting absurd. “Some pecs that Obama has. Now stop looking…courtesy of paparazzi staking him out on his recent Hawaii vacation, some of the rest of him is available for public inspection.”
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