Daily Archive: November 13, 2013

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    Why Doesn’t GOP Get That Nothing Compares To Slavery Except Slavery?

    Anytime you preface a statement with “this isn’t racist, but…” chances are it’s just that. Sarah Palin (pictured), who at this point serves no other purpose than to operate as the unsightly cold sore of political discourse, compared the federal debt to slavery while speaking at the Iowa Faith & Freedom Coalition’s fall fundraiser on Saturday ni …

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    Charles Barkley Weighs in on Racism and ‘Locker Room Culture’

    The controversy surrounding Miami Dolphin Richie Incognito‘s alleged racist remarks and bullying to teammate Jonathan Martin is still going strong. Is it apart of the sports culture, or is it stepping over the line? Roland Martin spoke with Charles Barkley to get his thoughts on whether racist talk should be allowed in the locker room. “The locker r …

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    5 Women Arrested Under Senegal’s Anti-Gay Law

    (AP) — Senegalese police detained five women accused of violating the country’s anti-gay law, highlighting increased pressure on suspected lesbians in the deeply homophobic West African nation, an activist group said Tuesday. The five women were detained early Monday morning during a birthday party at a restaurant in Dakar’s Yoff district that has been described in the Senegalese press as a meeting point for gay men and lesbians …

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    ‘The Guardian’ Writer Explains Why He ‘Hates Being A Black Man’

    The Guardian columnist Orville Lloyd Douglas reveals in his latest piece that he hates being a Black man and that his skin color is his “personal prison.” He writes: “I can honestly say I hate being a black male. Although black people like to wax poetic about loving their label I hate “being black”. I just don’t fit into a neat category of the stere …