Political Round Up – Mixed Bag

by Racialicious Special Correspondent Latoya Peterson Ad Age – Obama’s Hispanic Supporters Attack Hillary “Barack Obama’s Hispanic supporters in Nevada have attacked Hillary Clinton, claiming her supporters are trying to deny them their rights. ” Clutch – Films We Love: “Street Fight” Fought in Newark’s neighborhoods and housing projects, the battle pits Booker against an […]

Mandingo party on Nip/Tuck

by Carmen Van Kerckhove Did anyone catch Nip/Tuck this week? I was amused to find that the episode included a faithful reproduction of the “Mandingo party” that was the topic of a much-discussed Details magazine article in April 2007. I swear, they even recreated this exact photo, with two actors who looked exactly like this […]

‘Blade Runner’ and race

by guest contributor Manish, originally published at Ultrabrown In Blade Runner: The Final Cut, the 25th anniversary edition of that seminal film, little-known indie director Ridley Scott (A Good Year, Black Rain) uses yellow panic to convey a dystopian future. Impenetrable Chinese and kanji ideographs and Arabic vocals from the Brian Eno track ‘Quran’ signify […]

links for 2007-06-29

Disney accused of profiling black teens — OrlandoSentinel.com H/t Resist Racism. “Records of those cases provided to the Orlando Sentinel show that 45 of the 46 people banned from Disney for life during the past two weekends were blacks or Hispanics.” (tags: racialprofiling africanamerican black) Charge reduced in ‘Jena 6′ case – Chicago Tribune “The […]