“TV One, based in this Washington suburb, is the cable channel with that sassy “I See Black People” advertising campaign. Devoted to black-themed programming, TV One is four years old next month and poised to make a profit for the first time next year
“JAMES WATSON, the DNA pioneer who claimed Africans are less intelligent than whites, has been found to have 16 times more genes of black origin than the average white European.”
“Jackson argues that it was large bankers like Goldman Sachs and Merrill Lynch among others that are responsible for loaning to the predators that go after the most vulnerable, most specifically low-income families of color.”
“There was also one notable point of tension, the only time a candidate was booed in the forum: Hillary Clinton’s ducking of the immigration question.”
A must-read. “What do you say to her on the day that you decide you want to turn her over to social services because the adoption is not working out? How do you look a seven-year-old in the face? How do you look at your own face in the mirror?”
“A jury awarded Anucha Browne Sanders $11.6 million in punitive damages in October. But she agreed to settle for just $100,000 less”
“No one calls Fred Claus the white Christmas movie. The Perfect Holiday is a movie about the holidays. It’s not race-specific.”
Citi gets a desi CEO! “Citigroup, the country’s largest bank… appointed Vikram S. Pandit as its chief executive today… While Mr. Pandit has an impressive résumé, he is known more as an analytical technocrat than a charismatic leader”
“I can’t help but notice the parallels and contrasts between this story and the ludicrous Jennifer Wilbanks: Runaway Bride…By contrast, I didn’t hear jack squat about Hancock’s disappearance until her story also unraveled.”
“This week has been an eventful one in New Orleans as activists fight against the city of New Orleans and US Department of Housing and Development who have plans of demolishing four public housing developments, that is 5000 units of public housing”
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