Monthly Archives: April 2010

Gerry Hudson’s remarks: Is he correct?

A C-SPAN clip of SEIU Executive Vice President Gerry Hudson is circulating online.  In it he says something controversial about how one can move African-Americans to care more about immigration reform. “On white workers, I think we got some real problems. … Continue reading

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New Poll Finds Tea Partiers a Smidge More Racist

Ok, maybe a lot more than a smidge.  Arian Campo-Flores of Newsweek reports in an article posted today, that people who approve of the  Tea Party movement tend to have more racist attitudes.  This lil tidbit is very telling: ” … Continue reading

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Typical Negro Shout Out to The Crouch Quadruplets

Shout out to the Crouch Quadruplets of Danbury, Connecticut.  Kenny, Martina, Ray and Carol Crouch collectively applied to more than 30 colleges, and not to all the same places.   All 4 were happy when they signed on the Yale admissions … Continue reading

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Happy Easter: Martin Luther King’s Last Sermon

Today, many will celebrate Easter Sunday.  They may not realize that today, April 4, 2010, marks the 42nd anniversary of the assassination of Civil Rights Leader, the Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.  He spoke these words on April 3rd, … Continue reading

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Tiger Wood’s Kindergarten Teacher Exposes Childhood Lie

In 2005, Tiger Woods told a shocking and moving story of being victimized as a child because of his race. In an interview for a book written by Charles Barkley and in an interview with Barbara Walters, Woods said he … Continue reading

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Butt Naked Wednesdays: Erykah Badu’s Advice to Women in the Music Industry – Video

“Butt neked with glitter on ya wit a beeper….Butt Neked Wednesdays” “Do some hoe shit” I know she’s being funny in this video, but in light of her recent video, Window Seat, I’m sure people are calling it irony and … Continue reading

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Black Vegan: You have considered going Vegetarian or Vegan?

I’m currently exploring veganism as a way to lose weight and improve my health.  My path involves a lot of raw food and excludes a lot of processed food (white flour, white sugar, white rice, etc).  So I was wondering, … Continue reading

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