“Mr. Kennedy had become increasingly disenchanted with the tone of the Clinton campaign, aides said. He and former President Bill Clinton had a heated telephone exchange earlier this month over…misleading statements by Mr. Clinton”
“was Bendixen’s blanket statement true? Far from it, and the evidence is overwhelming enough to make you wonder why in the world the Clinton campaign would want to portray Latino voters as too unrelentingly racist to vote for Barack Obama.”
“This contest challenges students attending Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCUs) across the country to answer the question, “In remembering the past, what will you do to contribute to a brighter future?”
Harris-Lacewell is my new brain crush. “The hypnotic racial dance of cultural authenticity that Bill Clinton performed in office lulled many blacks into perceptual fog…He relished this bond and often acknowledged his honorary blackness.”
“Author Toni Morrison, who famously labeled Bill Clinton “the first black president,” has endorsed Obama.”
As a costume, no less. “This truly disgusts me. A Brazilian model plans to have nylon wires implanted in her eyes to give them an “Asian slant.”"
“The Washington Post launched a new online magazine with news and views geared toward African Americans called The Root. With Henry Louis Gates of Harvard (and African American Lives) at the helm, there’s a heavy emphasis on genealogy”
“Talk about a marketing conundrum: Revive Colt 45 malt liquor — once seen as an exploitative product that preyed on the urban poor — as an edgy choice for young hipsters.”
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