“The sports-apparel giant took out a full-page ad in the Sunday, April 15 edition of The New York Times, followed by banner ads on several websites that indirectly thank Mr. Imus for bringing the issues of race relations and sexism to the forefront. “
“9. Be thoughtful about stereotypes. When the initial reporting identified the suspect as an “Asian male,” the Asian American Journalists Association felt compelled to remind journalists of the rule that race should only be included in a news story when i
“We live in a violent cowboy culture. It was founded on the idea of a chosen land for a chosen people. Indians stood in the way of this warped vision; they said no to America’s manifest destiny. They were the first but not the last to pay a price for it.”
“To be a minority in America, even in the 21st century, is to be always on trial. An evil act by one indicts the entire community. Whoever doubts this need only look at the spike in hate crimes against Muslims and South Asian communities after 9/11.”
Thx AAM. “we will watch white media pundits and perhaps even sociologists explain what they understand as an “Asian” way of being…Asian males presumably have fragile “egos” and therefore are culturally prone to engage in kamikaze style violence.”
Thx HighJive. “How many African Americans host a network talk show?…The list of guests on the Sunday morning political talk shows is referred to as the “apartheid hour” because it is so devoid of women and people of color.”
Thx Wendi. “He added, “[M]y show doesn’t engage in that kind of name-calling.” However, on the March 31, 2006, broadcast of his radio show, Boortz said that former Rep. Cynthia McKinney (D-GA) “looks like a ghetto slut,” for which he later apologized.”
Thx ananser. “Russell Simmons and dozens of record industry executives and hip-hop moguls are scheduled to meet at 2:00PM today in New York to discuss the fallout from last week’s Don Imus controversy.”
Thx KXB. Sepia Mutiny responds to MSNBC/Newsweek, which quoted a racist comment from a *commenter* on SM and made it seem as if SM the blog as a whole is anti-Korean. Sloppy journalism and dangerously dividing!
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