“Doctors are more likely to prescribe strong painkillers for white patients than for blacks and other minorities, according to a finding that researchers say may spotlight bias in the emergency room.”
“This adventurous and engrossing story neatly functions as an allegorized version of the colonial/neo-colonial/imperial imperative of “intervening” in “dark” countries in order to save the sub-human Others”
“The comparison is also, in the opinion of many Kenyans, racist. “The media are trying to perpetuate the idea that this is something genetic or weird, ancient Africa ‘ougabouga,’ something that’s different from the rest of the world,”
“Like many black voters, he says, he was looking for proof that Obama could garner white support. Yet he wonders if the rest of the nation is as willing as Iowa to embrace the idea of a black president.”
“The network announced Wednesday that a second season of “A Shot at Love” will air this spring and will once again feature Tequila looking for love, reality TV style, among a group of men and women.”
“Those same advisers, he says, gave Mr. Raymond another assignment: to call white households asking them to vote for the Democrat, using the voice of, as he puts it, a “ghetto black guy.” He also called union households, using voices with thick Spanis
“2007 was not a new contender for “year of the Asian man.” Not by a long shot. If anything it was the year of the Asian mug-shot. The most high-profile of which was of course Seung-Hui Cho.”
“Much of Mr. Obama’s success as a politician has come from walking a fine line…as a biracial American whose political ambitions require that he appeal to whites while still satisfying the hopes and expectations of blacks.”
“posited that recent successes of blacks in other areas of leadership and achievement are making the concept of a brotha in charge more palatable. Tony Dungy coached last year’s Super Bowl Champions…Stanley O’Neal ran Fortune 500 companies”
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