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February 2010



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Mobs Rule

by CHARLES M. BLOW Welcome to the mob: an angry, wounded electorate, riled by recession, careening across the political spectrum, still craving change, nursing a bloodlust. There is a scene in the movie “Gladiator” where…


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The Making of “Precious” pt.6

by Ishmael Reed As Steven Spielberg put the knife in Celie’s hand, Sapphire put a rockand pipe into the hands of boys who spent their youth in jail for a crime that they didn’t commit….





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(Haiti’s Invisible Embargo)

  by Chris Stevenson Too poor to be labeled an “Axis of Evil,” too politically unstable to be considered “Communist,” and too black even for the maduro rolling Dominicans and spliff-rolling Jamaicans to identify with…


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BLACK AND PROUD IN 2010

By Gloria Dulan-Wilson Dear Brothers and Sisters: This is BLACK HISTORY MONTH 2010, and I freely admit to being an unrepentant Black elitist of the first and highest order. There are some days that I’m…


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Lady BlahBlah

by CHARLES M. BLOW I have often accused Sarah Palin of having more fight than strategy in her. But I must concede that her decision to become a contributor to Fox News is a shrewd…