Thx Kimberly! “Imus started out talking about the Rutgers team as, “some rough girls from Rutgers. They got tattoos,” and then went on to call them “some nappy-headed hos.”
Thx Kimberly! “”Without intervention, sub-prime foreclosures will impose the greatest drain on African-American and Latino wealth ever experienced in this country,” according to Hilary Shelton from the National Association for the Advancement of Colored P
LOL! Hat tip to Oh Word. 9. Obsolete Slangmockery – Did you know that rappers say “bling bling?” Crazy! Also, in other breaking news, this is the year 2001. 2. Rap Is Easy To Make – “You just bang some fucking cans together…
Hat tip to Oh Word. “Everybody is, of course, aware that they are listening to black narratives and that they are white people listening to black narratives, and it doesn’t take very much to get people to acknowledge that and to have some stance on it.”
“I don’t know, but I’d like to see that generation articulate much better exactly what they’re looking for politically…they lead me to wonder if ‘hip hop generation’ is a distinction without a difference. I think it isn’t. “
“You never see the racism coming. You’re minding your own business, say, playing basketball or buying groceries or eating at Krispy Kreme when an Imus comes along and forces you to be ‘black’ so he can be ‘white’.”
Thx to Danah Boyd! “In the first scholarly research examining the role of black bloggers, Brown University’s Antoinette Pole found that bloggers of color are using this burgeoning medium to encourage political participation and activism…”
Thx Rob! “Two men have admitted burning a cross in front of the home of an African priest because he is black, according to a criminal complaint filed Monday in Sacramento federal court.”
Thx Colin! “this is about Imus and Co. demeaning those women using a common racist denigration of hair texture…kinky hair=bad, ugly, animalistic…And to top it off, those nappy-headed gals at Rutgers are therefore ‘hos as well. Nice.”
Thx Rob! Language from new marriage initiative: ”Marriage seems to be particularly important in civilizing men, turning their attention away from dangerous, antisocial, or self-centered activities and towards the needs of a family.”
Thx Rob! “Most of the people on Vote For the Worst love the show, we just love it because it’s so bad,” Della Terza said in a Tuesday interview. “It’s so bad it’s good. It’s so fun to watch because it’s so fun to make fun of.”
Thx Rob! “the Justice Department’s voting section only filed a single case alleging voting discrimination on behalf of African American voters. …the section managed to file the first ever “reverse” discrimination case under the Voting Rights Act.”
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