“Judaism’s not solely a religion. It’s not a politician’s demographic category, either, equivalent to “Muslim” and “Christian.” It can be a social condition, an intellectual persuasion, a subset of a community.”
Lots to dig into here in terms of gentrification, policing, and DC specifically. I’ll write about this a little later. – LDP
“Each year Native American women travel into the mountains of the Pacific Northwest to dig edible roots for ceremonies and subsistence. Historically roots are one of the staples of a native diet, but the food only makes it to the table with a lot of hard
“Hispanic workers in the United States are killed at work at a 25 percent higher rate than other U.S. workers with many deaths coming in construction, federal health officials said on Thursday.”
“The rumor in question is one that’s been circulating in recent weeks to the effect that there’s video out there of Michelle Obama saying something derogatory about white people. Not a single shred of evidence has surfaced to support this claim.”
“But the U.S. government, apparently, doesn’t think our country could use smart, driven people like Arthur. Immigration and Customs Enforcement plans to deport Arthur and his family back to Armenia ten days after his graduation.”
“Principal Robin Lowe allowed CAIR to make the presentation because a few weeks before, a Muslim student had been bullied and beaten at the school. But criticism from Leago and other parents, which was echoed on local talk radio programs, resulted in Lowe
“The Indian vote definitely contributed to our victory,” said Matt Chandler, a spokesman for the Obama campaign’s Montana efforts. ”We performed a lot of Native American outreach here throughout the campaign, and we think it paid off.”
“In the same week that a black man clinched the Democratic nomination for president, the current white, Republican vice president was forced to apologize for making a crack that played on the myth that poor white folks like having sex with their cousins.”
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