links for 2008-03-14

  • “If the Clinton campaign was truly embarrassed or disagreed with Ferraro’s comments, they wouldn’t be tossing her into the media frenzy to shout her message from the mountaintops that Barack Obama’s success is due only to his blackness. “
  • “White privilege is the sour grape ability to believe that if a person of color earned anything you perceive to be rightfully yours, it must have been because of their color. White privilege is the deeply entrenched belief that whites really are superior.
  • “Big Boi’s been talking about putting on a hip hop ballet with the Atlanta Ballet for about a year, and it’s finally come to fruition. The ballet, called big, will include music by Big Boi, Sleepy Brown, and others mixed with classical music.”
    (tags: dance hiphop)