“Mr. Bah’s name is one of 66 on a government list of deaths that occurred in immigration custody from January 2004 to November 2007, when nearly a million people passed through.”
“Mr. Hagee’s videos have never had the same circulation on television as Mr. Wright’s. A sonorous white preacher spouting venom just doesn’t have the telegenic zing of a theatrical black man.”
“The era of Black independent film, as one viewer so interestingly phrased it “Not coming from a place of hurt.”, is coming.”
“Tan Dun has made a career of infusing Western music with Chinese traditions and myths. But on what vision of China does his success in the West depend?”
“A growing cadre of young black activists is using the Internet in an attempt to eclipse traditional civil rights organizations such as the NAACP and hit the refresh button on the civil rights movement.”
“Mildred Loving, a black woman whose challenge to Virginia’s ban on interracial marriage led to a landmark Supreme Court ruling striking down such laws nationwide, has died, her daughter said Monday.”
“What I’ve always known is that when we allow society — individuals and institutions — to decide who is worth more or less, we run the risk of one day being devalued as well, for simply being born who we are.”
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