Michelle Dunaj made one last trip before she enters hospice on Oct. 17. The Michigan native who is facing death as a result of leukemia flew to Hawaii. But the Transportation Security Administration put a damper on the vacation.
Race has been a hot topic in America in the years since the Nation’s “first black President” was elected (not Bubba but Barack) and has received heightened attention in headlines over the past year. Racism in America is alive and well, but perhaps we should call it something different.
For the past month, as Mitt Romney trailed badly in every poll (especially in the all-important battleground States), I continued to predict a big Romney victory. Today, I’m making it official: I’m doubling down. Mitt Romney will win the Presidency, and it won’t be close.
America has a big problem. A new study suggests that the number of people in the Nation that are 100 pounds or more overweight is growing rapidly, and much faster than the number of people who are described as being only moderately overweight.
President Barack Obama hung out with the hip-hop crowd in hopes of getting re-elected in 2012. He told those in attendance that he and rap mogul Jay-Z have some things in common.
President Barack Obama, trying to rekindle enthusiasm with American college students, told a group near the University of Virginia last week that Republicans are “banking” on low youth voter turnout in November.
The leadership of the GOP realizes that their candidate is so transparently similar to Obama, that they can’t even risk a hint of criticism by party members. They have elected to use the same tactic that has always been used by political leaders that know they are wrong and at risk of being figured out; silence the opposition.
Adidas has decided not to sell the JS Roundhouse Mid after Jesse Jackson threatened a protest, calling them “slave shoes.” Designer Jeremy Scott says the style was inspired by a cartoon and toy from the 1990s—My Pet Monster. But Jackson thinks racism is behind the design.
The United States, land of the free, is home to a staggering 1.6 million State and Federal prisoners. Evidence suggests that government largess—and the profiteers who run the privatized American prisons where 128,195 U.S. inmates reside—may have as much to do with incarceration as crime does.