Hat tip to HighJive! “There’s a tone problem with the print, however, that doesn’t seem to match Ben’s new executive role. It comes across as less CEO-ey and more throwback folksy. Combined with the original portrait, this is a bit unfortunate.”
Partial transcript of Imus’s appearance on Sharpton’s show here. “Imus countered: “That’s jive — I mean you two people. You said you were going to be fair. Keep your word.” Voice rising, Sharpton then replied, “I’m in charge here. I asked you a question.
Thx Rob! “Nearly all the Dallas DNA exonerations have involved men who were convicted of sex crimes based on dubious witness accounts. Most are African Americans — Giles will be the 10th.”
Thx Syliva! “Kenyan activists are fighting to retain cultural designs that have been developed in East Africa but are being patented by companies in rich countries. After losing the kiondo basket trademark to Japan…”
Thx Tereza! “Organizers expect several thousand people at an immigrant rights rally on Saturday, saying many illegal immigrants are angry about a White House plan that would grant them work visas but require them to return home and pay hefty fines to beco(tags: immigration)
Thx Tereza! “Advocates praised a bill making English the official language of the state of Nevada during a state Senate hearing Friday – but critics labeled the plan as racist.”
“The “H” word carries too much baggage to be neutralized. But it would be a mistake to focus on that one word. After calling the racist cop a “ho”, Jay-Z calls him a “pussy.” This illustrates the real problem – misogyny.”
“Want to know why you don’t see Native faces on the big screen or on TV programs?… Native actors rarely even get to the starting block. Why is this? Equally important, what can the Native entertainment community do to counteract this reality?”
“The white corporate media and punditry have appointed Al Sharpton and Jesse Jackson the leaders of Black America, strategically setting Sharpton and Jackson up as straw men…this is the height of racial arrogance to believe that black people have a lead
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