“Protests against a City Council plan to tear down low-income New Orleans housing turned ugly Thursday, with police using pepper spray and stun guns to clear a crowd angry they weren’t allowed into City Hall for the vote.”
“The patriarchy that we struggle to over-turn is different from the patriarchy of our White female counterparts; but that makes aspects of Asia’s patriarchy no more (and no less) hostile to feminism than the White Man’s patriarchy.”
LOL! “Remember when Romney said he “watched his father march with Dr. King”? Yeah, apparently that didn’t happen…reports of Romney being with Salt-and-Pepa and Heavy D up in the Limousine were also not meant to be taken literally.”
“ABC News has learned that the campaign of Sen. Hillary Clinton, D-N.Y., has registered the names of two Web sites with the express goal of attacking her chief rival, Sen. Barack Obama, D-Ill.”
“When women die, we say, she was Muslim, or she was Aboriginal, or she was a sex worker, or she was drunk – we never say she died because in Canada, 1 – 2 women per week are killed by a family member or partner. “
“The author seems to be suggesting that because Camille Cosby, Tonya Lee and Malaak Rock, are of a lighter hue than Michelle Obama, she is more legitimately “black”–an unfair assertion that diminishes black women of fair skin.”
“Members of the Congressional Black Caucus called on Louisiana Gov. Kathleen Blanco to pardon Mychal Bell and five other teenagers known as the “Jena 6.”"(tags: jenasix)
“raising suspicions that Fresh Direct itself called Homeland Security as a way to get the unions out of its warehouse and scare workers, documented and undocumented alike.”
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