Tag Archives: African Americans
Sadly one would think racism stops at the grave, but in some cases it does not. Read the linked story and share your thoughts.
Peggy Noonan, former speechwriter for Ronald Reagan is a frequent panelist on sunday morning talk shows, and she is consistent in her cricitism of the president, but Jon Stewart shows how her scale of wrongness has changed over the years. Watch the clip and share your thoughts.
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Hell’s Kitchen sent Chef Nedra home tonight, but the real question is why was she on the show in the first place?
Tonight Chef Nedra cooked her last meal in Hell’s Kitchen. I also watch the show Top Chef, and the difference in that show and Hell’s Kitchen is everyone seems somewhat qualified for the job they want to ultimately acquire. From Day 1 it was apparent that Nedra would not win, but she was slightly entertaining but over the next few weeks she made the leap from entertaining to obnoxious. She was often intimidating her teammates when she was not cursing at them. A head chef needs to know how to communicate in an effective non profane way, and Chef nedra has yet to master this skill. She simply became a stereotype. It left us wondering how was she managing to stay on the show? The answer was simple she was still entertaining to some, but today she made the move to the Blue Team and she failed miserably and she had to go.
Is Morgan Freeman catching a nap or just bored?
George Zimmerman’s defense team has released text messages of Trayvon Martin. Martin talks to his friends about fighting, guns and family problems. Let’s just say Martin might not have been the perfect child. he might have been a little brass and a little cocky, but did he deserve to die? No he did not and that is the point of this case.
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Republicans often say that black Democrats are tied to the “Democrat plantation”. it is interesting that these same GOP surrogates are often crying about being called names by the left, but they find nothing wrong with this kind of characterization. Plantation politics is an important page in the GOP political playbook, and often the black conservatives are ever so willing to articulate this philosopy. Charles Blow of the New York Times wrote an excellent piece today on plantation politics read it and share your thoughts.
Dr. Dre decided to donate HIS money to USC. Some are asking why didn’t he give it to an HBCU? Read the linked article and share your thoughts.