“A white separatist group planning a Martin Luther King Jr. Day parade next month in Jena is suing the town, claiming officials are violating the Constitution by asking participants not to bring firearms”
LOL! “Celebrated author Jhumpa Lahiri has just stunned the literary world by penning a New Yorker story about cultural confusion among 2nd gen Bengalis in Boston. It’s a theme she’s never written about before…”
Best book title ever. “‘Does My Head Look Big in This?’ by Randa Abdel-Fattah represents the new trend: Muslim protagonists who aren’t terrorists. Abdel-Fattah’s book has to be the most overtly Muslim book that exists in young adult fiction.”
Bobby Cutts update “A police officer accused of murdering his pregnant girlfriend admitted to his high school classmate and co-defendant that he killed her and told authorities where they could find her body, prosecutors said.”
“Kelvin and Sharon Davis’ three children…were put into foster care…The suit claims biases against Kelvin’s race, age and disability motivated the removal process. He is black; his wife is white…And Kelvin Davis has been diagnosed with schizophrenia”
“Former Democratic Rep. Cynthia McKinney, who was ousted from office last year after a headline-grabbing scuffle with a Capitol Hill police officer, has decided to seek the presidency — as a Green Party candidate.”
After a group of 130 Hispanic parents sent a letter to our local newspaper raising concerns about the safety of their children due to a fight involving 9 students at a local high school, a slew of vitriolic responses were posted to the newspaper’s website
“On Sunday my oldest daughter came home with something I never thought would make a comeback; a present no self-respecting person would give, and that no responsible retailer should stock: A golliwog.”
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