>Embedded video from CNN Video You know, I can’t even be surprised anymore. I’m no longer outraged at the ignorance those who are oblivious towards U.S. history and race relations these people choose to display. How can this so-called mayor not understand how his “joke” could have been interpreted as racist and demeaning? I’m starting […]
>Sunday was the official start to Black History Month. Aside from the standard “Did You Know” commercials I saw a local ABC affiliate, there was little fanfare or discussion on the airwaves. It’s not surprising, since Sunday is usually a slow news day–and the Super Bowl was a preoccupation for 99 percent of this country. […]
>I stumbled across this article while browsing the web. It was written by Allison Samuels of Newsweek and she explores some of the high (unrealistic?) expectations we African-Americans have of President Obama–and why we must be patient. In the article, Samuels points out the “parochial” issues African-Americans want Obama to address: the three-strike rule, HIV/AIDS […]
>Embedded video from CNN Video I can’t say I’m surprised. While the election of Obama was a sign that our country is trying (more like struggling) to move away from its racist past, we still have a long way to go to rehabilitate people who still subscribe to these fringe ideas. Your turn.
>Well, tomorrow at noon will be exactly one week the nation’s first black president has been in office. With expectations riding high, President Obama seems to be holding his own. This post was sparked by a statement someone at my job said. In essence, the woman said she has not been impressed with Obama’s executive […]