“Morehouse College will get $2 million from Goldman Sachs to endow The Goldman Sachs Leadership Chair in Civil and Human Rights, a position that will oversee the Morehouse College Martin Luther King Jr. Collection.”
Thx womunofcolour. “With top rival Democrat Barack Obama (news, bio, voting record) campaigning to be the first black president, the Clinton team has moved aggressively to shore up support among minority communities, especially women.”
Thx ananser. “Kangethe is one of more than 65,000 registered users of M-Pesa, a mobile money transfer system recently introduced…that enables people with access to a cell phone to send and receive money over their handsets in an African first.”
“Irish rocker Bono launched a $30 million bid yesterday to turn global poverty into a 2008 campaign theme, enlisting help from the rich and famous and a small army of Washington insiders.”
“the Center for Migrant Rights is a small nonprofit group based in the central state of Zacatecas, which provides free legal aid to guest workers seeking compensation for injuries or missed pay.”
“More than a year after shocking allegations emerged about Duke University’s lacrosse team, prosecutor Mike Nifong was back in court Tuesday — this time as the defendant.”
“Three members of the Texas National Guard helping patrol the Mexican border have been charged with human smuggling after federal agents found one of them in uniform driving a van crammed with 24 illegal immigrants north of Laredo, the Justice Department
This guy is such a douche. “The D.C. judge who sued his dry cleaners for $65 million in damages broke down in tears yesterday while testifying about the emotional pain of losing his suit pants.”(tags: law)
” the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission is accusing Universal Pictures of discrimination in the firing of a black first assistant director on the set of 2 Fast 2 Furious…John Singleton…did say that he felt as if the man had been fired because of
“MTV is casting for a Laguna Beach-esque documentary pilot called The Bluffs named after an area in Martha’s Vineyard that has historically been a summer vacation spot for wealthy African Americans. “
“Of those 1.3 billion or so people, 85% of the population share only 100 surnames…Chinese authorities have released a new draft regulation allowing parents to combine their surnames for their children, which could open up 1.28 million new name possibili
“Ok, I’m watching what is liking a re-run of Oprah, but she has some guy on–Dr. Oz–and this fool said Asians don’t sweat because they don’t have many sweat glands. Then he followed it up with “African Americans” sweat a lot.”
Thx Latoya. “The ease with which some mothers would talk about their preference for one ethnicity of nanny over another made me pretty uncomfortable. They like Caribbean women or they don’t; they like Filipinas or they don’t. They think Latinas are “cheer
Thx Karen. “In the nation’s classrooms, middle class teachers increasingly encounter poor students, often with disastrous results. Ruby Payne says she has the secrets to help them cross the great divide.”
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