Category Archives: Race
I don’t read the Power Line blog that often, because I don’t often read right wing blogs, but when I saw that the Daou Report had linked to their post about Ray Nagin’s election win in New Orleans, I went … Continue reading
Kudos to Washington D.C. Mayor Anthony Williams has recommended that minister Alfred Owens apologize for blatantly homophobic remarks made during a sermon. Mayor Anthony A. Williams threatened yesterday to remove a prominent minister from his interfaith council if the minister … Continue reading
So, can we call them racists yet?
Oh no he didn’t. It’s amazing what people will say when they think you ain’t in the room. SNOW: Having said that, I don’t want to hug the tar baby of trying to comment on the program, the alleged program, … Continue reading
Maybe Bush should try listening to his wife instead of hiding behind her skirts. Normally, I wouldn’t pay much attention to what Laura Bush says or thinks. And that’s usually because she’s usually prattling on about stuff like not believing … Continue reading
The title of this post is borrowed from a fraternity brother of mine, now deceased, who was often heard to utter that phrase to someone who was — figuratively speaking — charging headlong down a dead-end road. Alex would roll … Continue reading
To the party, that is. It’s been a busy day, so I haven’t had time to read or write much, but I made a mental note to check out the feature article in the style section of today’s Washington Post, … Continue reading
I haven’t done much writing around about the Duke Lacrosse team rape case, mainly because others have done such a great job of it. Rachel, in fact, has been doing a yeoman’s task on covering it and pushing the discussion … Continue reading
In another great irony of American politcs, the Republicans efforts to win over black voters by appealing to homo-hatred may cause white Republicans to vote Democratic , if any of those those black Republican voters get uppity to run for … Continue reading
"Black Mothers ‘Don’t Reject Gay Sons’" Really? News to me. That’s what I said to myself when I read the headline above. Then I read further and understood. We’re talking about black mothers in Britain. In a direct challenge to … Continue reading
No, I’m not talking about me. I’m talking about the picture that the National Republican Senatorial Committee is trying to paint of Rep. Harold Ford, Jr. with their new attack site. The name says it all: Fancy Ford. It’s the … Continue reading
Note to New York, if in the future you start looking more like New Orleans, you might need to adjust your expectations about getting help from the government in the event of terrorist attack. Under the current administration, at least.
It ought to go without saying, but in light of the pervious post there are some things in Rev. Irene Moore’s Advocate column on African Americans and same-sex marriage that bear repeating. First Moore cites some data on how marriage … Continue reading
I may be on the verge of going into activist mode; to the point that I’m seriously considering sending a membership check to CHADD or ADDA, or any organization that steps up and counters some of the madness that seems … Continue reading