We Are Respectable Negroes

Dear White America: Here's What You Should Know About MLK Before Using Him to Shut Down Black Uprising

The United States may have a black man who happens to be President. But racial equality, justice and the radically democratic transformative possibilities that Obama symbolized seven years ago have not been translated into substantive improvements in the life chances for people of color more generally, or the black and brown poor in particular.

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What If Sarah Palin Were Black?

The impenetrable stupidity of Sarah Palin knows no boundaries. She wallows in mediocrity. Palin is the queen bee of a cult of personality where to be anti-intellectual is a trait to be rewarded. Ultimately, she presides over a confederacy of dunces.

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