By now a conservative radio host making disparaging remarks about minorities should not be a shock. However, the reports from the Associated Press stating that Imus, from the nationally syndicated Imus in the Morning radio program called the women of Rutgers basketball team “nappy headed hoes” should shock all of us. I’m sure many have not read this article (I only stumbled upon it during my daily reading of Race in America now called Race and Ethnicity tab on MSNBC) and my fear is that this...Read Full Story
New York, NY – In more than 20 major U.S. Cities, protestors led by Civil Rights Activist Reverend Al Sharpton to protest the rise in offensive language in Hip Hop music. The "Day of Outrage" took place in several large cities such as New York, Detroit, Los Angeles, Houston, and Chicago amongst others. The purpose of the protest was to demand a change within the permitted use of language (eliminating the usage of the words "bitch," "hoe", and "nigga") within the recording industry. With the...Read Full Story
Tags: Al Sharpton,Rap Music, Rap Culture, black mass culture, corporations, hip hopFrom the Washington Post: When Al Sharpton publicly harpooned Don Imus for his "nappy headed hoes" remark, a lot of American's wondered: "is the pot calling the kettle black?" Confirmation of that question may have come during a debate, Monday, when the Reverend said the following about Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney: "As for the one Mormon running for office, those who really believe in God will...Read Full Story
So, by now the other news outlets and blogs have picked up on the "Nappy Headed Hoes" Imus comment that I posted on Saturday. Now everyone is so "outraged" including the Reverends Jackson and Sharpton, even the NAACP has called for his dismissal. Interesting that there is no talks of rehabilitation or education only termination. When did we stop educating? And why is the answer now "to get rid of the problem"? I always thought problems were solved not thrown away because they will come back...Read Full Story
I realize that this posting has nothing to do with the American Revolution, but I don't care. Racism, no matter what its form, is completely unacceptable and MUST be called out. Here is a perfect example of what I am talking about:Earlier today, radio personality Don Imus, who has had previous problems in the past -- specifically for calling Rutgers women's basketball team a bunch of "nappy-headed hoes" -- YET AGAIN put his foot in his big mouth. While discussing the ongoing legal problems of...Read Full Story
Racist radio talk show host must be stopped. They are spreading hate and racism on the airways. We must not let this go unchecked.