The Time This Racist Threw a Banana at My Head and How it was a Totally Life Affirming Experience

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    The banana is the fourth most financially valuable food product in the world.This is not surprising. Bananas are nutritious and delicious; they come in their own carrying case, and can be made into magnificent works of art. I am generalizing…

A Roll Call of the Most Interesting Articles about Miley Cyrus’ VMA Performance.

  Jezebel.com commentator Ninjacate’s peice “Solidarity is For Miley Cyrus: The Racial Implications of her VMA Performance” See the problem isn’t that they talked about slut shaming. That deserves attention. The problem is that they completely sidestepped the other glaring…

Well Color Me Surprised: John Boehner Welcomes New Black Son-in-Law

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The Root and other media outlets are reporting that Lindsay Boehner, daughter of Speaker of the House John Boehner recently married Dominic Lakhan,  “a Jamaican-born construction worker” , who in the words of Root author Keli Goff  “happens to be…