“some experts suspect the Jena furor reintroduced some bigots to the rope. They say the recent incidents might also reflect white resentment over the protests in Louisiana.”
“racial lynchings really took hold of America when Whites, particularly Southern Whites, were losing power. The prospects of Black progress were/are so dangerous the last resort is violence or insinuation of violence.”
“Australian Prime Minister John Howard has pledged to hold a referendum on changing the constitution to recognise indigenous Australians, if re-elected.”
“A woman filed a civil rights lawsuit against a popular Greenwich Village neighborhood restaurant Tuesday, claiming a bouncer chased her out of the women’s bathroom because she looked too masculine.”
“Gleaton has made his reputation with a series of portraits of black Mexicans, descendants of slaves brought to Mexico by the Spanish conquistadors 500 years ago, “before the first black slaves came to Colonial Williamsburg,” he pointed out.”
“Many Americans coast to coast have heard that 24-year-old Jacoby Ellsbury made baseball history June 30 by becoming the first Navajo to play in Major League Baseball.”
“John Gibson asserted that “I know the shooter was white. I knew it as soon as he shot himself. Hip-hoppers don’t do that. They shoot and move on to shoot again.”
“I know you are having a “Chocolate” bash but that is irrelevant. What are black folks supposed to do? What would qualify one as “light skinned?” Should they bring their “brown paper bag” as well? “
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