Monthly Archives: September 2005

Kanye West’s ‘Gold Digger’ Remixed into ‘George Bush Doesn’t Like Black People’

If you haven’t heard the new reworking of ‘Gold Digger’ take a listen to the MP3 of ‘George Bush Doesn’t Like Black People’

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Winners of the 2005 Black Weblog Awards

Congratulations to all of the winners of the 2005 Black Weblog Awards. Here they are: Daily Views, Pop Culture, Rants and News — Blogger of the Year, Best Humor Blog, Best Writing in a Blog and Blog of the Year … Continue reading

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Video of Kanye West’s Rant on NBC

Negritu.de has the video of Kanye West going off on President Bush and his response to hurricane Katrina. It’s worth watching for the look on Mike Myers’ face alone. 🙂

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Audio of New Orleans Mayor’s WWL Radio Interview

CNN has been playing snippets of an interview that New Orleans Mayor Ray Nagin did last night on the radio. I’ve been trying to find the full audio online and oddly enough the BBC seems to be the only organization … Continue reading

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White People Find, Black People Loot???

Speaking of media coverage of the hurricane and race, check out the captions on these photos that were just emailed to me. Here are the actual links to the pictures: White People Find Black People Loot Update: Yahoo! has posted … Continue reading

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Lost in the Flood: Why no mention of race or class in TV’s Katrina coverage?

An important article on Slate about race & class with regard to the victims of hurricane Katrina. Once again I’m liberating the text in case they try to start charging for it or something. And somebody please tell me WTF … Continue reading

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