“A Media Matters for America review of Maureen Dowd’s columns since the beginning of 2007 reveals that Dowd frequently characterized Sen. Hillary Clinton as masculine, while portraying Sen. Barack Obama and John Edwards as feminine.”
“The former director of Yad Vashem’s Department of the Righteous has expressed his dissatisfaction with Israel’s Holocaust Memorial for an “unreasonable” delay in bestowing the august title of Righteous Among the Nations on the first Arab nominated for th
“At Snopes.com, the urban legends clearinghouse run by a couple in the San Fernando Valley, Barack Obama’s page has 18 entries, only one of which Snopes determined to be true. Of the rest, Snopes rated 11 false, four partly true and two undetermined. “
“Gynecologists say that in the past few years, more Muslim women are seeking certificates of virginity to provide proof to others. That in turn has created a demand among cosmetic surgeons for hymen replacements[...]“
Headline says it all. – LDP
“The Friendswood principal who invited two Muslim women to give a presentation about Islam to junior high students has been reassigned at her own request.”
“John McWhorter, who is a senior fellow at the Manhattan Institute, put it more bluntly: “White people are weary of the kinds of black people who are dedicated to indicting whites as racists. So, to be ‘too black’ is to carry an air about you that w
“Children who were taught Nazi ideology by their parents were taken to the authorities to have a permanent custody of the kids. “
“McGuinty has said he is disappointed Toronto trustees have chosen to launch an Africentric alternative school as a way to battle a 40 per cent dropout rate among black students. He says he favours keeping students of all backgrounds together in public sc
“Hillary and Obama are both being victimized by long standing, deep seated social constructions about the appropriate ways women and Black men must behave and carry themselves if they are to be affirmed by white men.”
” However, with relative consistency, when the target character was Latino, as viewer racial identification increased, perceptions of the character’s education and qualifications decreased.”
“I called the first friend a Diminisher and the second a Denier and came to discover that both represented how mainstream America talks about blackness.”
“Women don’t just like a story because it is about women. We like stories that are well-written and well-developed, just like anyone else. There’s no need for Lifetime comics.”
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