If you haven’t heard the new reworking of ‘Gold Digger’ take a listen to the MP3 of ‘George Bush Doesnâ€™t Like Black People’
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 The Heiress Diaries — Best New Blog Crunk and Disorderly — Best Entertainment Blog Brown… Continue reading Winners of the 2005 Black Weblog Awards
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. 🙂
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 with the full audio posted (imagine that!). Nagin was dropping bombs in this interview… listen… Continue reading Audio of New Orleans Mayor’s WWL Radio Interview
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 this note about these pictures: To Yahoo! News readers: News photos are an especially popular… Continue reading White People Find, Black People Loot???
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 they can’t at the very least drop some food & bottled water down to the… Continue reading Lost in the Flood: Why no mention of race or class in TV’s Katrina coverage?