Posts Tagged ‘Race’

Targeted Arsons in New York City

Filed under: Race — by Will Kirkland 01/2/2012 @ 9:44:48 PM
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New York police are investigating as bias crimes four Molotov cocktail attacks on Sunday night including one against a mosque with people inside and another against a Hindu place of … [Keep reading >>]

Isabel Wilkerson in Oakland

Filed under: Books | Events — by Joyce Cole 09/21/2010 @ 3:57:09 PM
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KPFA Radio 94.1FM presents
The Warmth of Other Suns:
The Epic Story of America’s Great Migration
Hosted by Aimee Allison, of KPFA’s Morning Show

Thursday, September 23, 2010, 7:30 pm
St. Paul’s Episcopal Church
114 … [Keep reading >>]

Chris Matthews Alert

Filed under: Obama Administration | Pundits | Race — by Will Kirkland 01/28/2010 @ 12:15:23 PM
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Chris Matthews, the loud mouthed commentator on MSNBC, is one of the reasons watching TV is so unpleasant, and even dangerous. An enormous bubble should be permanently drawn over his … [Keep reading >>]

Gene Robinson: Jimmy Carter Was Right

Filed under: Pundits | Race — by Will Kirkland 09/17/2009 @ 9:30:41 PM
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In the burbling cauldron of racial attitudes and conversation Gene Robinson of the Washington Post weighs in:

I can say in plain language that Jimmy Carter was right in essence, but … [Keep reading >>]

Sirota on Jones

Filed under: Obama Administration | Race — by Will Kirkland 09/6/2009 @ 8:31:53 PM
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I’ve added a whole string of updates to the Van Jones Resigns story, below. This opinion by David Sirota is worth directing you to in its entirety.

I just read … [Keep reading >>]

Prison Riot at Chino

Filed under: Race — by Will Kirkland 08/10/2009 @ 7:33:18 AM
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Surprised to see nothing about this in Monday’s SF Chronicle. The NY Times had it back in the middle. LA Times covers it online.

55 inmates are taken to … [Keep reading >>]

The Brownshirting Republicans

Filed under: Presidential 2008 — by Will Kirkland 10/12/2008 @ 8:22:35 PM
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Many recommendations all around for Frank Rich’s column. I concur.

“…it’s not just the old Joe McCarthyesque guilt-by-association game, however spurious, that’s going on here. Don’t for an instant believe … [Keep reading >>]

John Lewis Condemns Hatred and Division

Filed under: Presidential 2008 | Race — by Will Kirkland 10/11/2008 @ 3:13:55 PM
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John McCain, not too long ago, called John Lewis “one of the wisest men in my life.” I hope he listens.

“As one who was a victim of violence and … [Keep reading >>]

We’re All Black in the Mines

Filed under: Presidential 2008 — by Will Kirkland 10/5/2008 @ 8:39:42 AM
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Interesting article about neighbors taking on neighbors in the rural counties of southwest Virginia.

The presidential campaign, in the almost all-white counties of southwestern Virginia, has produced an outcome that few … [Keep reading >>]

Words for Acts

Perhaps an honest world will never exist. But what's to keep us from dreaming? If each one of us tries to change, maybe we'll succeed.

Rita Atria -- The Sicilian Rebel

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