“People are putting too much pressure on hip-hop to cure society’s ills. Hip-hop is an art form, and while it certainly gives youth both joy and hope—it’s not going to help them avoid crime unless it can present viable alternatives for income.”
Thx HighJive! “Both built a career on storied Madison Ave. And both are blacks in a predominantly white industry, committed to attracting more minorities into the businesses and believe that retention is a crucial element in building a more diverse indust
Thx HighJive! Rachel’s prediction is coming true: African immigrants are the new model minority. “black immigrants from Africa averaged the highest educational attainment of any population group in the country, including whites and Asians.”
Ewwww. The New York Observer tries to get diverse. “we also need a name. What would it be? Desicrats? Macacarati? No! We are… the Bollypolitans! “A Bollypolitan elite is the newest creative class to kick into New York with art, fashion, literature,”(tags: newspaper)
Thx Latoya! “Before a neighborhood becomes the new hot place, before developers christen their creations and retailers and restaurateurs open their doors, there is an inevitable rite of passage, a transition, in which the past and future can be glimpsed a
“interview with Yuri Kochiyama in February 2006, in which she recalls the circumstances surrounding her personal entrance into the political arena, what she witnessed when Malcolm X was assassinated, her first time meeting Malcolm, the political climate a
Thx Latoya! “Many Millennials take it further: To us, differences in skin color are largely irrelevant. That’s not to say that young minorities never experience racial inequality. Prejudices still exist, and serious economic gaps still yawn between racial
Thx James! “Sir Elton John’s Caribbean show may be cancelled over concerns he could tempt locals to become gay.”
LOL! “Mitt Romney botches names of politicians…Also, John McCain gets stumped over condom question. Sorry for shattering all of your stereotypes of white people, but the world is filled with anomalies and we enjoy pointing them out.”
“A couple weeks after AsianWeek printed the derogatory column “Why I Hate Black People” by Kenneth Eng, the weekly newspaper’s Emil Guillermo, wrote a piece reflecting on acts of Black on Asian violence and Black on Asian love.”
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