“Descher, born in Korea but as American as a Big Mac, woke up on the floor of Mike’s bar in Pullman living a nightmare. Sucker-punched by a cowardly lout, he suffered a severely broken jaw and may have permanent facial nerve damage.”
“Police say that Bowes yelled racial slurs prior to the stabbing and was involved in the altercation, which resulted in Vassell suffering a broken nose. Bowes is white, and Vassell is African American.”
“A U.S. Marine based on Okinawa has been detained in connection with the reported rape of a 14-year-old Japanese girl, the island’s police force said Monday.”
“According to James Brown’s autobiography, I Feel Good: A Memoir of a Life of Soul: “I also have some Chinese in me, at least as much as I have black (and maybe a little Egyptian King Tut thrown in for good measure). “
“research presented in a new paper by psychologists at Stanford, Pennsylvania State University and the University of California-Berkeley reveals that many Americans subconsciously associate blacks with apes.”
“Mr. Akinsiku says his Son of God is “a samurai stranger who’s come to town, in silhouette,” here to shake things up in a new, much-abridged version of the Bible rooted in manga, the Japanese form of graphic novels.”
“Teshager walked in only 11 of some 200 shows last September, a season in which, overall, women of color were glaringly absent. Of the 101 shows and presentations posted on Style.com, more than a third employed no black models”
“The low number of Asian participants at elite level in almost every discipline is one of the scandals of English sport, and football’s almost total lack of professional Asian players the biggest scandal within the scandal. “
“Australian Prime Minister Kevin Rudd said the forced removal of Aborigines from their families in the 1900s is a “blight on the nation’s soul.” Rudd is still working on the wording of an apology to the “stolen generation”
“Aljazeera viewers were asked to vote electronically for their choice for US president. The majority voted for Obama; Ron Paul was the nominee for the Republicans; Obama scored 61% and Paul 10%, a distant second.”
“Nas and crew showed up to the Grammys last night in full-out Nigger wear. Nas managed to plug his album and be wildly inappropriate at the same time. And rope his loved ones into it. “
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