CNN’s New Hughley Show Reinforces Black Stereotypes
In just eight days, America may well elect its first black president. Throughout the long campaign, race has been an omnipresent issue with many asking whether whites and some blacks would reject Senator Obama because of his race. Most news outlets and commentators have discussed race in a vacuous way for fear of being called racists. In fact, if this election taught us anything about the media and race, it is that most journalists — including white liberals — simply lack the vocabulary to discuss and analyze race, choosing instead to engage in a cacophonous politically correct gab fest. As the election draws to a close, one major cable news network decided to discuss race in a mephitic way, reminiscent of Amos and Andy, a situation comedy based on reinforcing stereotypes about blacks and widely popular in the United States from the 1920s through the 1950s. (Continue Reading…)

Howard sued for alleged Broadway attack
U.S. actor Terrence Howard physically attacked composer Tex Allen during a Broadway production in New York, a lawsuit filed by Allen alleges. Allen alleges in his $5 million lawsuit that the “Iron Man” actor repeatedly punched him in the face during a dispute while the pair were working on “Cat on a Hot Tin Roof” early this year, the New York Post reported Sunday. The Jan. 24 incident at the Walter Kerr Theatre in New York began when Howard confronted Allen for unreported reasons backstage, the suit alleges. (Continue Reading…)

Some voters ‘purged’ from voter rolls
College senior Kyla Berry was looking forward to voting in her first presidential election, even carrying her voter registration card in her wallet. But about two weeks ago, Berry got disturbing news from local election officials. “This office has received notification from the state of Georgia indicating that you are not a citizen of the United States and therefore, not eligible to vote,” a letter from the Fulton County Department of Registration and Elections said. But Berry is a U.S. citizen, born in Boston, Massachusetts. She has a passport and a birth certificate to prove it. (Continue Reading…)

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