Hat tip to Angry Asian Man. “Ms. Kee worries about a different kind of disconnect: a divide between the explosive growth of Chinese-American wealth and the unmet needs of a new generation of Chinese immigrants who have streamed to the city since the 1990s
“Tuskegee was just part of a pattern of experimental abuse, one of many shameful chapters in what Harriet A. Washington calls “the long, unhappy history of medical research with black Americans.”
Another Hawaii-based show that only has white people in it. “Some Maui residents are objecting to the latest MTV reality show, Maui Fever, saying its sexual content and all-white cast gives viewers a skewed impression of their island.”
Thanks Takara and Rachel! “I would argue that blackness — or, more accurately, “blackness” — is determined not by whether one is descended from slaves, but the degree to which one sees one’s identity as determined by one’s race.”
“Despite having elected their first Black governor, a majority of Massachusetts residents rate race relations in the state as “fair” or “poor,” according to a new survey conducted by the University of Massachusetts-Boston’s John D. McCormack Gra
“Director Ed Zwick, a repeat…offender, has made it his bread and butter – he has directed Glory, The Last Samurai, and Blood Diamond, all films based on the condescending premise that the natives, the savage other, need the white man to figure things
Thanks Rob! “But Islam — something of a third rail of comedy throughout the Western world — did not make the list, which is one reason the Canadian Broadcasting Corporation’s new situation comedy, “Little Mosque on the Prairie,” is attracting su
Thanks Kyla! “A man suspected in the death of a Hmong hunter found earlier this month in a wildlife refuge has been charged with murder, according to court records Tuesday.”
Thanks Rob! “With closing arguments set to begin today, the case against 10 Long Beach youths accused of beating three white women Halloween night hinges almost entirely on identifications made in a Ralphs parking lot the night of the attack.”
“Excitement is spreading among Democratic Party activists that Obama might have a shot at winning the White House, but black opinion leaders are still sizing him up — and some are already expressing greater kinship with other candidates.”
Thanks Jen! “Cosmetic surgery is no longer just for white women. Now record numbers of African-Americans, Asian-Americans, and Hispanics are lining up for a nip here, a tuck there. Are they chasing a Caucasian ideal of beauty? Or are they aiming for racia
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