“Surrounded by massive, widespread, vitriolic criticism of BET’s new show, Hot Ghetto Mess, network execs made a decision to change the program completely. Actually, no. They made a decision to change the name to We Got To Do Better”
“concern among blacks that whites view them as a monolith of poverty and poor taste…depictions of African-Americans must be precisely calibrated to present an image that counteracts the deleterious effects of “Good Times” and “Soul Plane.”"
“many black professionals pit their class and racial interests against each other. Wanting to take part in the renaissance of a historic black community, many sacrifice the greater home value and appreciation that would more reliably come from buying in w
” I wasn’t prepared to see Rob Schneider doing a Japanese caricature that turns back Hollywood’s clock 50 years. We’re talking overbite and goofy glasses. We’re talking Earl Scheib skin tinting. And, of course, “ring” is pronounced ling.”
“In a speech to college Republicans DeLay said: If we had those 40 million children that were killed [by abortion] over the last 40 years, we wouldn’t need the illegal immigrants to fill the jobs that they are doing today. Think about it.”
Tragic, tragic story for everyone involved. “A Chinese couple regained legal custody of their 8-year-old daughter Monday after a seven-year fight to get her back from what was supposed to be temporary foster care.”
“After immigration officials seized nine employees at the Ennalls Avenue restaurant…shop employees and patrons said local immigrants were keeping a low profile. Many, they said, are reluctant to shop or show up for work at nearby businesses”
“if you’re just a spectator on the surface, you might not realize how many of the fashion industry’s biggest movers and shakers behind the scenes are black… I’m talking about Pat McGrath, the genius make up artist with a British and Jamaican herit