The Decade of Lost Children
By CHARLES M. BLOW
Published: August 5, 2011
One of the greatest casualties of the great recession may well be a decade of lost children.
Damon Winter/The New York Times
Charles M. Blow
Posted Saturday, August 6th 2011 at 5:28PM
August 5th, 2011 3:00 PM
30 Years Ago Today: The Day the Middle Class Died
By Michael Moore
From time to time, someone under 30 will ask me, "When did this all begin, America's downward slide?" They say they've heard of a time when working peo ...
Posted Saturday, August 6th 2011 at 4:18PM
Nations React to Downgrade of U.S. Debt
By LIZ ALDERMAN
Published: August 6, 2011
PARIS — Europe was taken aback Saturday at the unprecedented downgrade of America’s sterling sovereign credit rating, as officials of the Group of 7 industrial c ...
Posted Saturday, August 6th 2011 at 1:12PM
An Update on MMPCIA’s 2010 College Scholarship Award Winner, Chelsea Hardy.
Chelsea Hardy, the winner of MMPCIA’s 2010 College Scholarship Award, just completed her freshman year at Hampton University, in Hampton, Virginia, and is ...
Posted Thursday, August 4th 2011 at 3:44PM
With the exception of the Freakanomics 1st edition...Guns, Germs & Steel - by Jared Diamond is the only book I had..(gave it back before reading it.)
Reading what power movers read, can assist citizens in und ...
Posted Wednesday, August 3rd 2011 at 2:24PM
CNN host Fareed Zakaria is deeply concerned for the future of America, and on last night’s Anderson Cooper 360º took the Tea Party to task for what he considered the “hijacking” of the nation by the Tea Party. Citing the strange bedfellow Charles Kra ...
Posted Tuesday, August 2nd 2011 at 8:07PM
I actually found this while booking my flight for the Blog Her conference in San Diego Augh 4-6 2011, from the Blog "One Brown Girl"..just feels nice.
The photo with this story is a of girl who is ...
Posted Tuesday, August 2nd 2011 at 4:53PM
In 2001 Argentina Ms. Lamadrid was denied entry to Panama because the customs officials said there were no blacks in Argentina and demanded to see a real passport. 2001?
The commercial below - called Soy Afro-Argentino/a (translated "I am an Afr ...
Posted Tuesday, August 2nd 2011 at 4:33PM
Rep. Doug Lamborn (R-Co.) has apologized for the controversial “tar baby” comment he made on a local radio show last week while discussing President Barack Obama and the debt ceiling debate.
On the 630 KHOW Capils and Silverman radio show, Lamborn ...
Posted Tuesday, August 2nd 2011 at 2:03PM
Tayari Jones, C'91, is the author of "The Untelling," which won the Lillian C. Smith Award and was featured at Target as a "Breakout Book."
Her first book, "Leaving Atlanta," a coming of age story set during the city’s infamous child murders of 19 ...
Posted Tuesday, August 2nd 2011 at 12:27PM
Navarrette: So, do you still wanna be a Latino?
By Ruben Navarrette
Washington Post Writers Group
Posted: 07/31/2011 01:00:00 AM MDT
So, to all white Americans, raise your hand if you still want to be Latino.
You remember, or as m ...
Posted Tuesday, August 2nd 2011 at 12:17PM
By John Whitesides
WASHINGTON | Tue Aug 2, 2011 1:07am EDT
(Reuters) - Tea Party conservatives scored their biggest political triumph with a debt-ceiling deal that cuts federal spending, but their hardline tactics could risk a voter backlash in ...
Posted Tuesday, August 2nd 2011 at 12:12PM
As I said prior,despite being a Republican I do respect his opinion for his objectivity in dealing with the numbers. He also predicted President Obama's election far earlier than any standard Gallup Polls. ...
Posted Monday, August 1st 2011 at 5:41PM
Looks like Rihanna is happy to be home!
The Barbados-bred singer got all dressed up in festive attire today for the Kadooment Day Parade in Barbados.
The singer looked super sexy in a red and gold festive bikini with matching red fishnets. She ...
Posted Monday, August 1st 2011 at 4:02PM
Castro's Sprawling Racism
at 4:16 PM Saturday, July 30, 2011
Excerpt from Carlos Moore's "Putting Context to Cuba's Racial Divide":
Brought to light in 2008, the first comprehensive, officially-sanctioned document addressing the issue of race in ...
Posted Monday, August 1st 2011 at 2:53PM
Hillary and Michelle on Yoani
at 5:09 PM Tuesday, March 8, 2011
From today's 2011 International Women of Courage Awards ceremony at the State Department.
First Lady Michelle Obama:
It wasn't long before Yoani Sanchez's blog had caught fire on ...
Posted Monday, August 1st 2011 at 2:35PM
Venezuelan filmmaker Fina Torres’ torrid Havana-made comedy Habana Eva, and Unfinished Spaces (which was made by Americans and actually not part of LAFF’s Cuban focus per se but was about Cuba’s schools of the arts, and like Eva, has already been re ...
Posted Monday, August 1st 2011 at 2:28PM
It is a popular cultural more (mo-ray) to name your children after the patron saint of the Hispanic country you are born in.
Santeria arose from a merging of the African religion, known as Yo ...
Posted Monday, August 1st 2011 at 2:19PM
I understand we cannot be a cookie cutter replica of each other and think the same and support the same issues. But if the President was JEWISH not one Jew in this nation or elsewhere would speak ill of him publicly ...
Posted Sunday, July 31st 2011 at 10:09AM
U.S. hits debt ceiling
By Jeanne Sahadi @CNNMoney May 17, 2011: 7:42 PM ET
The tap dance begins: Treasury Secretary Geithner said he can move money around to keep U.S. out of default until Aug. 2.
The tap dance begins: Treasury Secretary Gei ...
Posted Sunday, July 31st 2011 at 1:52AM