Thx Lauren. “Damn it all, Michelle Obama has quit her $215,000 dream job…Any day now, Michelle Obama’s handlers will have her glued into one of those Sunday-go-to-meeting Baptist grandma crown hats while smiling vapidly for hours at a time.”
Thx Lauren. “I hope Michelle will bring feminism to black women…black men have worked hard to reinforce the image of feminism as…not just a plot to make contented black women unhappy with their lot but also (as usual) a war against black men.”
Thx Geraly. “That development may portend a nation split between an older, whiter electorate and a younger overall population that is more Hispanic, black and Asian and that presses sometimes competing agendas and priorities.”
Thx Geraly. “The resolution creating “Oprah Winfrey Week” was introduced by Rep. Eddie Washington, D-Waukegan, and won Illinois House approval last month. It was given final approval Friday on a voice vote in the state Senate. “
Thx Latoya. “many African-American employees in the bank and its investment division were largely partnered only with others of the same race and were disproportionately sent “to sales territories which are largely minority and/or low net worth.”
“Michelle Obama can never quite be herself without being stereotyped as the aforementioned SBW—a categorization that could potentially destroy her husband’s presidential campaign.”
“No sooner than Michelle Obama announces that she’s leaving her job…she’s accused of having a chip on her exfoliated shoulder. A new website, Jezebel…speculates that said chip is because old boy “messed up”. “
Thx Krys. “An elderly man is suing the Richmond Police department after he was arrested and thousands of dollars of cash was confiscated from his car…The 72 year old says it was because he is black and was behind the wheel of a Mercedes Benz.”
Thx Wendi. “Joker’s real name is Mike Guymon. Gun’s real name is Tony Bonello. Together, they are teaching [Johnnie] Morton how to compete in mixed martial arts, one of the few sports that may be more violent and more dangerous than professional footb
LOL! “If she ever decides to be an actress when she grows up, little Zahara Jolie-Pitt better watch her back. Her mom might steal all her parts.”
Via Stereohyped. “The talk queen tells us she’s “shocked” and “disappointed” that she had to hear it from the Daily News that her 74-year-old pop, Vernon, is writing a book about her.”
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