links for 2010-01-27

  • "I wanna just go down there and get some of those babies," Latifah said, according to CelebrityBabyScoop.com. "If you got a hook up, please get me a couple of Haitian kids. It's time. I'm ready. I got two arms, I can handle at least two. I can take a third in a backpack, and one in the front, we could just wrap it in some swaddling cloth … give me four."
  • "Esther Bejarano says music helped keep her alive as a Jewish prisoner in Auschwitz and in the years that followed.
    Now, 65 years after the liberation of the Nazi death camp, the 85-year-old has teamed up with a hip-hop band to spread her anti-racism message to German youth.

    "It's a clash of everything: age, culture, style," Bejarano, a petite lady with an amiable chuckle, told The Associated Press ahead of Auschwitz Liberation Day on Wednesday. "But we all love music and share a common goal: we're fighting against racism and discrimination."