“The youngest child of an African-American father and an Asian mother, she has been compared to another biracial prodigy who blossomed in a mostly white sport. The connection to Tiger Woods is perhaps inevitable…”
“every person that has worked in a shelter can attest that in shelters animals with black coats can be somewhat harder to adopt out — or to even get noticed”
“A rare video of students publicly protesting to the Cuban Parliamentary President at the University of Cuba has made it off the island and into the hands of western media.”
“An ultra-quick running back who led his high school’s football team to a Southern League title, he was attracting scholarship attention from Stanford, Rutgers and other schools. Two gunshots ended the plan, and Jamiel Jr.’s life.”
“In the second-season finale of Little Mosque tonight on CBC, Rayyan faces yet another dilemma that mixes the complexities of Muslim tradition with North American-style women’s liberation.”
“she (as she claims) was somehow affiliated with an organization devoted to ending gang violence she chose to steal the experiences of others and to co-opt their trauma in order to make a buck”
Hadji Williams, author of Knock the Hustle, sent over some posters he created for a group trying to bring attention to missing minority children.”
“Are you kidding me? A movie about math, MIT and gambling, and the lead was made white? Have you ever seen the pai gow tables in Vegas? And this after the success of Harold and Kumar. One step forward, two steps back.”
“According to Vogue.com.uk, Erykah Badu will be the face of Tom Ford’s next fragrance. Let me tell you that those are two names that I never thought I’d be typing in the same sentence.”
“Instead of the group hug approach, let’s focus on tangible goals: fostering youth leadership, working from the margins in and using intersectionality as our lens–instead of just a talking point.”
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