Tag: SLAVERY

Sadly, we're probably lucky Obama's skin isn't darker

Remember on November 4, 2008, when racism in America died? That of course was the historic day on which Barack Obama was elected our Nation’s first African American President. 143 years after Slavery was officially outlawed by the Thirteenth Amendment, 44 years after Lyndon Johnson signed the Civil Rights Act banning segregation, Obama’s election ostensibly... Read more »

Bryant Gumbel/Inappropriate Metaphor Users-Something to Consider (PICTURES)

On the most recent edition of HBO’s “Real Sports,” host Bryant Gumbel discussed the ongoing NBA lockout, and in the process,  likened Commisioner David Stern to  a modern day plantation owner. “Stern’s version of what has been going on behind closed doors has of course been disputed, but his efforts were typical of a commissioner... Read more »
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