The “I never thought it was racist” argument is not an excuse for racism

This is the type of thinking Orange County, Calif. Republican Party member Marilyn Davenport displayd in her explanation of why she sent an e-mail with this attachment in it: The e-mail was in reference to the Birthers’ claims that President Barack Obama can’t produce a birth certificate. The image justifies why Obama, according to the […]

>Black Councilman told by white colleague to work in cotton field

> http://c.brightcove.com/services/viewer/federated_f9?isVid=1 It should be noted the NAACP is asking City Councilman John Williams to resign after making these comments to Councilman Daron Lee. If you read the story linked above, there is some interesting background information about Williams:  Williams has been a constant in local news this year, once for an incident where he […]

>Proposed Ariz. law would deny citizenship to American-born children of illegals

>http://i.cdn.turner.com/cnn/.element/apps/cvp/3.0/swf/cnn_416x234_embed.swf?context=embed&videoId=bestoftv/2010/06/15/cb.az.citizenship.proposal.cnn Arizona continues its campaign to stamp out all aspects of minority existence with a proposed law that would deny birth certificates to children of illegal immigrants in the state. From Rep. John Kavanagh, a Republican supporter of the bill: “If you go back to the original intent of the drafters … it was never […]

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