Browse By

Monthly Archives: September 2007

Jena Thursday

Though I’m not leaving the house today, I’m wearing black in support of the marches on Jena, LA. I waited to write this post so that I could point to news coverage of the protest. I’m happy to say that it’s been mentioned on All

Sometimes the News is Good

A couple of updates on issues of concern. First, though I didn’t blog about it, I was aware of the whole Glamour magazine editor calls natural hairstyles “political” and “totally so dumb!” Okay, I’m paraphrasing. People were pissed, blogs were snarky, and there were even

Media, Woe

Over on RaceWire, Jonathan Adams posted the casting call for Beyonce’s new AMEX commercial. It’s worth reproducing here in full: Seeking, Principles: [BEYONCE’S ASSISTANT ] Female / Caucasian / 30-34 Real people types. Non commercial. She is smart, sharp and efficient. Rate: Sag Scale [

Social Justice Corner

When I decided to look into putting ads on the blog, I didn’t realize that has a policy against ads.  Affiliate links are okay as long as the purpose of the site isn’t to drive traffic tot he affiliate links.  But ads appear to

Theme Test Run: Digg

ETA: Thanks for your input, everyone!  The response to Digg was overwhelmingly positive and I personally like it a lot.  So I’ve chosen this for my new theme.  I think this will be the final test theme I try out. Unless WordPress gives us a