“[T[here was no mention of how elite media had taunted King in his last year. In 1967 and 68, mainstream media saw Rev. King a bit like they now see Rev. Jeremiah Wright.”
“Women are discriminated against in almost every country around the world, a UN-commissioned report says.”(tags: women)
“Good heavens! Don’t those black people understand that they should be grateful that a Well Intentioned White Woman like Rankin has come to tell them what racism is all about?”
“It’s hard to grow up as a black woman and not pick up on the idea, either through subtle clues or from some maternal figure telling you, that black men who date white women hate you and they hate themselves.”
“I’m not going to rehash my sexual history with the Internet, as it’s really not anyone’s business, but I will say that most of the women with whom I’ve had relationships have been white.”
“When you dehumanize people, when you do it in such a humiliating way as in Cleveland, there is a connection with low self-esteem,” she said.
WTF? “Passengers have reported that officers profile Latinos and have taken families with children off buses, sending some riders to detention and into deportation proceedings.”
“If Dupris has his way, his Web site will eventually connect with other social networking sites designed for other reservations across the United States, uniting other American Indian tribes and reservations with one another.”
“Forty years after the Rev. Martin Luther King Jr. was assassinated in Memphis, the storied organizations that propelled the modern-day civil rights movement alongside him are either struggling to stay relevant or struggling to stay alive.”
“With piercing headlines such as “America is the police of the world. Don’t wear its uniform.” and “If you were reading this on a New York street, you would be mugged by now,” Mumbai jeans brand Sunnex isn’t mincing words when it comes to how many parts of the world see America.
“The assumption is that the “endangered black man” needs the “strong black woman” to protect the community in his absence. But what are the costs to black women?”
“It was probably inevitable. The historic contest between a woman and an African-American for the presidential nomination is now all about white men.”
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