“We’re still dealing with racism. Discrimination still exists. We’re still fighting, but it’s a different struggle. It’s more subtle, but it’s still there.” -Yvonne Bunch I don’t read the blog, but I found this piece exceptionally interesting. It asks, “What if suddenly, instantly, the power of white femininity were transferred to black women?” And answers, … [Read more…]
“Journalists cover words and delude themselves into thinking they have committed journalism.” –Hedrick Smith The new recommendations for when women get mammograms were released by the US Preventative Services Task Force. The recommendation was met with a cacophony of responses. This piece by NPR on the subject is atrocious. The reporting is confusing at best … [Read more…]
“I know of no great men except those who have rendered great service to the human race.” -Voltaire It seems that Michelle Malkin has her panties in a bunch over people selling/wearing t-shirts advertising that “My President Is Black.” I hate to be the bearer of bad news for ya, but Obama won. That means … [Read more…]
“I hope that people will finally come to realize that there is only one ‘race’ – the human race – and that we are all members of it.” –Margaret AtwoodFreakonomics discusses a paper published about mixed race (here defined as one black parent, one white parent) children. The comments are really fascinating.
“On the field, blacks have been able to be super giants. But, once our playing days are over, this is the end of it and we go back to the back of the bus again.” -Hank Aaron