Monthly Archives: July 2010

Mainstream media outlets ignore people of color

TweetMainstream newspapers, cable and network television, radio, and news websites do not care about the lives of people of color. According to The Pew Research Center’s latest analysis of news coverage,  African Americans had less than 2 percent of coverage, Hispanics had 1.3 percent and Asian Americans had 0.2 percent. This is so offensive considering [...]
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I’m proud to be associated with you

TweetI know, I know, it’s not quite Friday yet. But I love this song, so let’s celebrate a day early: Le Tigre, TGIF (lyrics are included on the YouTube page.) Also, Le Tigre is holding a karaoke contest! Details here. Tweet
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Saddi Khali asks us to embrace the beauty in our bodies

Tweet At first glance, I fell in love — with Saddi Khali’s photography. Last week, the former HBO Def Jam Poet friended me on Facebook and I was so taken by his portrait above, “Heaven, Home…” I decided to cast away LSAT tutorials today to do some clicking through. This portrait is in his Facebook [...]
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NOM swears it preaches love, yet threatens violence

TweetAs Vanessa mentioned on Tuesday, this summer, the National Organization for Marriage, the anti-marriage-equality group famous for their unintentionally hilarious “Gathering Storm” commercial (which spawned many parodies), is running something called the “One Man, One Woman” bus tour.  The month-long tour, according to NOM’s press release, “will stop in key battleground areas of the marriage [...]
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What We Missed

TweetNPR is petitioning (against Fox News) for a front row seat at the White House Press Briefings. Lady Gaga is scheduled to play in Arizona on Saturday, just two days after a watered-down (but still problematic) SB 1070 goes into effect. Fans are lobbying her to cancel the show. There was a huge oil spill [...]
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