“we were mortified to see several white people whose costumes included blackface…Because we believe many white people do not understand the offensive nature of blackface, the subsequent part of this article will explain it.”
“I am not affiliated with a religious or political movement. I don’t want to talk about foreign policy, radicals or community cohesion all the time. I never quite measure up.”
“Officers Thomas Elliassen and Michael Danese caught the prankster throwing eggs at cars…The cops drove the teen to a swampy area of the 122nd Precinct, dropped him off wearing only boxer shorts and socks and left, the source said. “
Interesting moves by the Obama camp. “the Obama for America campaign announced its Asian Americans and Pacific Islanders National Leadership Council, consisting of Asian American and Pacific Islander leaders and activists”
Heehee! “I must admit that when I saw this last night, I thought it was a joke.” Me too.
WTF is going on at my alma mater? “A swastika was found spray-painted on a Jewish professor’s office door yesterday morning at Teachers College at Columbia University, the second time in less than a month that one of the college’s professors has been
“Riddle’s blog entry was titled, “The Indianapolis Black Democrat minstrel show.” It was originally called “Coons for Power,” judging from the Web address for the blog entry, which uses those words, and according to the Indianapolis blogosphere.”
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