“Amid outrage from students, school leaders and legislators over his use of the N-word, the former chairman of the Roger Williams University board said Wednesday he wants his name removed from its law school.”
“Amy Goodman is a superhero after her editorial in the Seattle Post Intelligencer, which gently takes the NAACP to task for giving a funeral to the N-word while six young black men are being railroaded by a racist government in Jena, Louisiana.”
“Sustained updated coverage on positive off-court events is almost non-existent. After one good deed, stars like Marbury and Brooks have filled their media quota, but after 101 transgressions Pacman has not.”
“as many as 10 armed assailants repeatedly raped a Haitian immigrant in her apartment at Dunbar Village and then went further, forcing her to perform oral sex on her 12-year-old son.”
“Sheffield’s comments carry more truth than the sports world is comfortable with — from his assertion that Latino players were being controlled to the idea that Derek Jeter isn’t perceived as threatening because as Sheffield told “Real Sports,” he “ain’t
“As he surveys the nation’s landfills, chemical plants, waste facilities, and smelters, Robert Bullard sees an insidious form of institutional racism.”
“Japan’s traditional deference to authority has long limited comedians to nonpolitical slapstick routines. Freedom of expression has a relatively short history in Japan, and fear of violent right-wing groups also has stifled free speech.”
“Phan Thi Kim Phuc, the Vietnamese girl whose naked image running away from napalm clouds remains an iconic symbol of the Vietnam War, has finally made peace with the photograph that made her famous.”
“The smackdown that is “Obama Girl vs. Giuliani Girl” premieres today on www.barelypolitical.com, again featuring Amber Lee Ettinger as the smokin’ Barack supporter and introducing model Adelina Kristina as a ready-to-rumble Rudy fan.”
“”My position is that we never called for him to be permanently barred from being on the air,” he says. “We’ll see when he comes back, and if he comes back, what are the boundaries and what is the understanding.”
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