Thx Rob! “UK’s professional body for anthropologists, has condemned the use of terms like ‘stone age’ and ‘primitive’ to describe tribal and indigenous peoples alive today.”(tags: indigenous)
Thx Katie! Awesome list of Magic Negroes though they left out some of my faves: Gabriel Casseus as the cellmate/angel in “Bedazzled” and Don Cheadle as Cash in “The Family Man.”
“a company that sells men’s grooming products, HeadBlade, is to announce today that it is adding to its roster of endorsers John Amaechi, the former professional basketball player who said last month that he is gay.”
Thx Kimberly! “The nation’s most elite colleges and universities are bolstering their black student populations by enrolling large numbers of immigrants from Africa, the West Indies and Latin America”
“Conservatives get to disparage black people’s inherent amorality…liberals can attack our inherent homophobia…and everyone gets to agree that black America is, in a nutshell, a nuthouse… the perfect way to shake your head over how awful it is to be
Thx HighJive! “Justice Clarence Thomas does not define affirmative action in the same way that a lot of other people do, but he knows when he has not benefited from it.”
“A South African entrepreneur hopes to make an HIV-positive woman a national hero and celebrity pitchwoman by sponsoring her attempt to climb Mount Everest.” (paid sub required)
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