“The president of Georgetown University’s chapter of the NAACP is thoughtful and determined. Also, she is white.” And she has an “unmistakably ‘urban'” accent, apparently.
“The top official in charge of fighting racial profiling for the American Civil Liberties Union says he was the victim of profiling at the Boston airport, and he has gone to federal court to challenge a screening technique”
“It looks like the media may have played an inadvertent but crucial role in making this outcome possible. Walters offered the deal after several media companies won a verdict granting them access to the trial”
“Chris Matthews said of Sen. Barack Obama (D-IL): “[H]e’s so fresh-faced, so brand-new, almost Third World in his sort of presentation. He doesn’t click as a usual politician.””
“Afro-Bolivians tired of a lack of representation in their country have ushered in a new leader: they’ve crowned a king to lead their community and fight for their interests”
Great post and discussion here, comparing the Renato Hughes and John White cases. “One thing I find striking about both cases is that in both cases black men were charged with crimes.”
“What did you think was going to happen when CORPORATE AMERICA decided to mainstream a pro prison, pro pimp, pro drugs, pro crime, pro violence, anti education, anti woman, anti impulse control, anti social culture?”
“Is Martin Luther King strictly an American hero?…Or is King a hero to the world, thus making the international choice of Lei—a renown master sculptor—very fitting?”