Republicans Alter U.S. Supreme Court Audio in... →
angryblacklady: Conservatives are jackwagons. artguy321: Republicans Alter U.S. Supreme Court Audio in Obama Attack A Republican Party Internet advertisement uses altered audio from U.S. Supreme Court oral arguments to attack President Barack Obama’s health-care law. In the web ad circulated yesterday, the Republican National Committee excerpts the opening seconds of the March 27...
Washington Post →
Peeps! Live and in marshmallow colors
City Room: On Mad Men an Opening Scene Straight... →
A newspaper article from 1966 not only inspired but also became the template for a scene in Sunday’s season premiere of “Mad Men.”
Bobby Rush Was Kicked Off The House Floor for THIS
Moving forward, Tumblr’s CEO said that Tumblr will go ‘all in’ and expand on the...– Tumblr founder and CEO David Karp in “Tumblr hits 20 billion posts, nears 50 million hosted blogs” (TheNextWeb.com)
Even Non-Techies Aim to Learn the Internet’s... →
I am a wee behind on my lessons, but I joined code academy in January. I am glad I did. The market for Web sites, night classes and online lectures in computer programming is booming, as demand grows for knowing how the digital pieces of the Internet fit together.
Muppets vs. Goldman Sachs from Neal McDonough
Walking While Black is Still a Crime | Southern... →
Black youth are seen as bad kids — “combatants,” in the words of one police chief whose officers routinely mace school children as a means of discipline.
I Could Be Trayvon: Taking a walk on a Day off of... →
icouldbetrayvon: When I was a senior in High School, I ended up having a day off on a Thursday in May 2009. That day I decided to go for a walk in my neighborhood or close. The neighborhood I lived in at that time was a predominantly white neighborhood in South Minneapolis. It was very close to the Minnehaha…
icouldbetrayvon: Enjoying a walk through a nice, suburban, pre-dominantly white neighborhood today with a hoody, tennis shoes, and disheveled black hair, I thought ‘wow, Trayvon didn’t get to do this safely’.
The Hoodies One Should Be Scared of......
Thanks Melissa Harris-Perry for the reminder………
Media Coverage of Trayvon Martin is What One Would...
The percentage you’re paying is too high priced while you’re living beyond all your means. And the man in the suit has just bought a new car from the profit he’s made on your dreams. But today you just swear that the man was shot dead by a gun that didn’t make any noise. But it wasn’t the bullet that laid him to rest was the low spark of high-heeled boys.
A Florida Law Gets Scrutiny After a Teenager’s... →
Nothing wrong with standing your ground when it is your house, your property. This clown was told to stand down and he calls the child a coon and kept pursuing him. Thank god for cell phones
Fucked in Park Slope - A Brooklyn Blog - Home -... →
George Zimmerman's father: My son is not racist,... →
Don’t care if this dude is a polka dotted zebra. The fact is that cops told him not to do anything, he confronted that boy who cried for help and shot him like a dog all because he was walking eating skittles and drinking iced tea.
Women Figure Anew in Senate’s Latest Battle →
First Planned Parenthood. Then contraceptives and transvaginal ultrasounds. Now conservatives want to block VAWA? They want to see innocent women get slapped around or worse? What is wrong with these clowns Senate Democrats are beginning a push to renew the Violence Against Women Act, the once broadly bipartisan 1994 legislation that now faces fierce opposition from conservatives.
Consent agreement would appoint 9-member board to... →
Look I know many of y’all in Detroit don’t want this. But face facts, the City will be broke soon and poor Dave Bing can’t peel away years of fool ignorance by himself. This has been coming since 1974. The potential is there; just a little work is needed.
We’re about the upgrading of our own humanity and our own freedom.– Baratunde Thurston, in his SXSW keynote address, discussing the motivation to use technology for more than “the check-in and the status update.” — Lexi Mainland (via nytsxsw)
Brooklyn Gets New Start-up Funding →
nycdigital: “The city will provide $100,000 in funding for a 10 month study aimed at identifying new business opportunities & needs… The announcement was made by New York City Council Speaker Christine Quinn at NYU’s Leadership Forum and Innovation Think Tank.” Source: Inc.Wire
City Inquiry Says Nonprofit Falsified Job... →
Stuff like this negates the good work that NYC non-profits are doing. I hope everyone involved, EVERYONE is prosecuted. This One of New York City’s largest non-profit job placement agencies claimed to have helped find jobs for at least 1,400 people in less than two years when in fact it had not.
Pat Kiernan Schooled Kelly Ripa on National... →
I love Pat Kiernan
Woman Charged as Madam Has Powerful Ties,... →
Uh oh, where have we seen the wealthy client list scenario before? In arguing to maintain high bail, a prosecutor says wealthy clients and others may have “an interest in not allowing this case to go forward” and could help her flee.
Donald M. Payne, First Black Elected to Congress... →
Though known as a low-key and unassuming lawmaker, Mr. Payne nonetheless made a mark in a number of areas, including education and global affairs.
Have You No Shame, Rush? →
A young girl and an old saint teach the unmoored Republicans a lesson in civil discourse.
Washington Post →
Blacks and gays: The shared struggle for civil rights
Cefad: Crap Email From a Dude: Rush Limbaugh... →
Yesterday, I wrote a post wherein I wasn’t very nice to undifferentiated meat sack Rush Limbaugh in response to his on-air assertion that women who want free birth control must be whores.
DealBook: Morgan Stanley Banker Charged With... →
Investment Bankers Behaving Badly……… William Bryan Jennings, 47, was charged with second-degree assault, theft of services, and intimidation by bias or bigotry for allegedly stabbing a Middle Eastern cab driver in December and making racially charged statements
Happy Birthday to Dr. Seuss......
In Rutgers Case, Mystery Man Testifies About... →
This is a sad sad story and the defendant appears not to understand his actions fully. The man who was with Tyler Clementi in Mr. Clementi’s dorm room has never been identified and his testimony is considered crucial in the case.