Thx Monk Troy. “a Hong Kong reporter said that the Chinese are not thrilled with the way in which Qin’s characte…has been portrayed throughout the series. Soderbergh was visibly shocked when the reporter asked why he is made to seem like a “clown”
Thx Monk Troy. “this outrageous Oriental (played by Chow Yun-Fat) has been wedged into the Pirates panoply in order to exude colorful slant-eyed menace, enable the destiny of a white woman, then die.”
Thx Tereza. “I found striking similarities between what is happening in black communities across the United States and what is happening in a full-fledged war zone in Iraq. The major difference is that far more black children are dying in Chicago than Chi
Thx Tereza. “in its annual “State of Black America” report, called for universal early-childhood education, more second-chance programs for school dropouts and ex-offenders, and expanded use of all-male schools emphasizing mentoring and longer class hours
Thx Tereza. Wendi’s post about Craigslist personals ads makes it into The Utne Reader’s Web Watch column! “The internet does give voice to racism — but also, increasingly, to those who fight it”
Thx Tereza. “A new study shows that anti-gay prejudice is rampant in America’s middle schools, making bias the norm, rather than the exception, and adding urgency to what has become recognized as a need to educate children about bullying and to enforce
“The way I see it, if God or Nature didn’t want the races to mix, then God or Nature would punish the offspring of mixed-raced unions. With, you know, diseases and stuff. But that doesn’t happen. Actually, Nature punishes populations who keep their ge
Thx Jason. “I’d often contemplated how to raise a daughter with a healthy sense of female identity, but I’d believed matters of race were my husband’s job — he, after all, was the person of color. I was wrong.”
Thx Latoya. “Jigaloo, a recently introduced to the States invisible, odorless, stain-free, all around lubricant (no, not that kind you pervert)…its name is way too close to the not so nice racial slur, jigaboo.”
Hilarious! “It turns out, says the beer maker, Hispanics beer drinkers value “cold” much more than any other consumer group…So, armed with such precious knowledge, Coor’s this week announced the launch of its “cold-activated label”
Tyrese, Ginuwine, and Tank have banded together to create an R&B “super” group. It’s called TGT. As if this wasn’t already awesomely bad, the name of their tour is going to be “The Shirts Off Tour.”(tags: music)
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