I, perhaps recklessly, began to think that the debate on black hair had finally been put to rest, that black women could choose to wear their hair straightened or natural, in braids, locks, or twis
Here we go again. Some people raise the issue of race (this time about the ways others are talking about or treating the first black U.S. president) and the media goes crazy.
Promoting gender equality is crucial to combating global poverty, a point Nicholas Kristof and Sheryl WuDunn make in their new book, http://www.amazon.com/gp/product/0307267148?ie=UTF8&
Cable news and the blogosphere heated up with a new controversy in the lead-up to a noon-time address that President Obama gave as a http://www.whitehouse.gov/MediaResources/PreparedSchool
I believe our nation works best with robust and civic dialogue and civil debate.
Did Anyone Freak Out in '91 When George H.W. Bush Asked School Children to 'Help Us Achieve Our Goals'?
I blame the media for much of this manufactured controversy.
Most folks who've read my blog over some time should know that while I very much respect President Obama, I don't go ga-ga and drool over this man.
I need to find something to do until Sept. 13 or thereabouts. The Daily Show is on a three-week vacation until then. (Anyone have a good home remedy for the Stewart Shakes?) I kid.
These days wisdom seems in short supply in the health-care debate. To wit: the Aug.