Tag: racism

Harvard Professor Henry Louis Gates Arrested

Harvard Professor Henry Louis Gates Arrested

Harvard professor Henry Louis Gates Jr. (Skip Gates), one of the nation’s pre-eminent African-American scholars, was arrested Thursday afternoon at his home by Cambridge police investigating a possible break-in. The incident raised concerns among some Harvard faculty that Gates was a victim of racial profiling. Police arrived at Gates’s Ware Street home near Harvard Square [...]

July 20, 2009 | 4 Comments More
Take Action — Police Accountability Petition by Voters Anonymous

Take Action — Police Accountability Petition by Voters Anonymous

Voters Anonymous is a Political Education and Research Organization who’s mission is to conduct voter education and registration activities at the grassroots level by targeting high school and college students. They also educate and inform citizens in general and voters in particular about issues and policies which disproportionately impact the inner city, urban centers and [...]

June 3, 2009 | 1 Comment More
Obama Watch From Harlem–April 27, 2009

Obama Watch From Harlem–April 27, 2009

Obama To Get Secure BlackBerry 8830 Obama Takes 100th-Day Hoopla and Runs With It Obama administration to release photos showing alleged abuses by U.S. troops Counterfeiters Favored Nike, and Obama, Too Obama, Biden Relocated After Small Planes Stray First Lady in Control of Building Her Image Obama Admin. Releases Stockpile of Antiflu Virus Drug Neo-Nazi [...]

April 27, 2009 | 0 Comments More
Obama Watch From Harlem–April 20, 2009

Obama Watch From Harlem–April 20, 2009

Obama Targets Credit-Card Fees Paranoid Right-Wingers See Obama’s Volunteer Service Project as Sinister Plot to ‘Re-Educate’ Americans Struggling to Keep His Senate Seat, Dodd Gets Help From Obama Obama defends boycott of UN racism meeting Obama Hangs Vouchers Out To Dry Obama defends greeting Hugo Chavez Gift to Obama rockets book’s sales UC Riverside scientist [...]

April 20, 2009 | 0 Comments More
Obama Watch From Harlem–April 13, 2009

Obama Watch From Harlem–April 13, 2009

Turkish TV Anchor Dons Blackface to Address Obama Obama’s Half Brother Is Denied a British Visa Just say “Bo” – Obama White House unveils first dog Washington Churches Eye the Obamas King of Jordan to meet Obama on April 21 The YouTube Presidency Obama seeks new relationship with Latin America ASU honors President Obama with [...]

April 13, 2009 | 0 Comments More
Obama Watch From Harlem–April 10, 2009

Obama Watch From Harlem–April 10, 2009

Bill O’Reilly Book on Obama – Yawn Activists Unhappy With Obama Boycott of Racism Meeting White House offers ‘green’ Easter eggs Obama administration to buy 17,600 Big Three fuel efficient vehicles Coming Soon To A Theater Near You: Barack Obama Obama’s TV: sports, surprises Obama Touts Benefits of Mortgage Refinancing Obama to Push Immigration Bill [...]

April 10, 2009 | 0 Comments More
Obama Watch From Harlem–April 8, 2009

Obama Watch From Harlem–April 8, 2009

Rising fame for Obama ‘lookalike’ Citing Racism, Walgreens Pulls ‘Chia Obama’ Obama Fried Madness in New York Cover Girl Michelle Obama Doesn’t Always Deliver. Magazines Fuss Over First Lady, but Newsstand Sales Are Mixed Barack Obama’s boyhood home in Hawaii could be designated a national landmark President Obama makes surprise stop in Baghdad, Iraq Oil [...]

April 8, 2009 | 0 Comments More
Obama Watch From Harlem–April 3, 2009

Obama Watch From Harlem–April 3, 2009

Obama’s sister signs book deal Obamas Give Queen Elizabeth an iPod Obamas Paying for White House Renovations Personally Obama’s Aunt Can Stay in US for Now Obama issues warning as North Korea readies rocket Poll: Obama-Muslim Misinformation Continues Obama’s scorecard: Some setbacks but a good summit With 2010 Census Looming, Obama Chooses Survey Expert to [...]

April 3, 2009 | 0 Comments More
Obama Watch From Harlem–March 20, 2009

Obama Watch From Harlem–March 20, 2009

Obama’s teleprompter launches a website and Twitter accounts Michelle Obama Gets Airbrushed Makeover Obama Earned Nearly $2.5 Million in Book Royalties in 2008 President Obama Jokes About Being a Bad Bowler: ‘It’s Like the Special Olympics’ Obama Nabs $500K in Book Deal! Obama Administration to Stop Raids on Medical Marijuana Dispensers Russian Ad Featuring a [...]

March 20, 2009 | 0 Comments More
Obama Watch March 9, 2009

Obama Watch March 9, 2009

Obama Disses Economics Blogs Obama: Let’s Fix The Economy First Before Talking About Race Obama’s Pledge to Prune Pentagon Raises Fear of Job Cuts Obama leads birthday salute to Ted Kennedy Oprah finally shares her cover — with Michelle Obama GOP Looks To Escalate Attacks Against Obama Obama Ponders Outreach to Elements of Taliban Obama [...]

March 9, 2009 | 0 Comments More
Obama Watch February 20, 2009

Obama Watch February 20, 2009

Obama sushi LDS Mormon African-Americans reflect on Obama, racism Million Man March Parallels the Inaugural Events NY Post cartoon seems to link Obama to dead chimp Obama’s Standards, Vetting Lapses Trip Up Effort to Fill Posts Adolfo Carrion to be Obama’s urban affairs director Obama 666 Comment Gets Chamber Pres Suspended Hands On with the [...]

February 20, 2009 | 0 Comments More
Obama Watch January 30, 2009

Obama Watch January 30, 2009

Trademark Obama suit a fashion hit Matt Lauer to Interview President Obama before Super Bowl Obama calls $18B in Wall St. bonuses ‘shameful’ Fox News Is Using the Obamas to Perfect Its Racist Attacks on Black America Michelle Obama Gets the Wax Museum Treatment Candidate Linked to Obama Parody Song Leaves Race for G.O.P. Chairman [...]

January 30, 2009 | 0 Comments More
Obama Watch January 28, 2009

Obama Watch January 28, 2009

BAKER APOLOGIZES FOR RACIST OBAMA COOKIES: Pastry chef baked ‘drunken negro face’ cookie ‘in honor’ of new president Ringling Bros. Circus names baby elephant Barack Obama Mad Magazine Cover: Spoofs President’s First 100 Days (PHOTOS) Obama Needs a Few Good Enemies to Help Him Shape His Presidency Inaugural Youth ‘Scam’ Controversy Continues Obama set to [...]

January 28, 2009 | 0 Comments More
Dreams Deferred: The Sakia Gunn Film Project

Dreams Deferred: The Sakia Gunn Film Project

Dreams Deferred: The Sakia Gunn Film Project tells the tragic story of Sakia Gunn, a 15 years old high school student who was murdered in a gay hate crime. Sakia was proud about being an ‘aggressive’ – as defined by GLAAD, a homosexual woman of color who dresses in masculine attire. Many of these young [...]

December 15, 2008 | 1 Comment More
Barack Obama, John McCain and the Language of Race

Barack Obama, John McCain and the Language of Race

It was not that long ago that black people in the Deep South could be beaten or killed for seeking the right to vote, talking back to the wrong white man or failing to give way on the sidewalk. People of color who violated these and other proscriptions could be designated “uppity niggers” and subjected [...]

September 25, 2008 | 0 Comments More