>This is a campaign that will soon catch the eye of various media outlets, particularly those conservative leaning folks who are desperate to find racism in the black community. http://i.cdn.turner.com/cnn/.element/apps/cvp/3.0/swf/cnn_416x234_embed.swf?context=embed&videoId=politics/2010/07/29/lemon.tn.race.brought.prim.cnn This video and subsequent CNN story is intriguing, to say the least. Former Memphis Mayor Dr. Willie Herenton is challenging one-term Congressman Steve Cohen for the ninth […]
>Now that we’ve had a chance to dissect the Shirley Sherrod video “controversy” and the subsequent omelet-in-face fallout for Andrew Breitbart’s pseudo investigative journalism, it’s a great opportunity for everyone to take a step back and examine this news story from various angles. The story was compelling and was perfect for a few 10-second sound byte: […]
> Welcome to the post-racial American era where folks take their racist frustration out on plastic black dolls.
>Ever since President Obama nominated Elena Kagan to succeed John Paul Stevens on the Supreme Court, those on the right have launched the much-expected criticisms. From the false claims that Kagan kicked military recruiters off campus while she was dean at Harvard Law School, that she’s a socialist to the notion that she is unqualified because she […]
> A New York weekly newspaper printed before and after photos of presidents Carter, Reagan, Bush I, Clinton, Bush II and Obama. The newspaper, Smithtown Messenger, is catching fire for using a shot from the 1970s sitcom “Sanford and Son,” with Redd Foxx as Fred Sanford and LaWanda Page as Sanford’s sister-in-law, Aunt Esther. The publisher […]