Yesterday, I bumped into a friend of mine in the neighborhood named Joey. As part of our infrequent discussions, Joey always reminds me he was born in the Dominican Republic and one day plans to return. As we caught up on who and what we know, Joey mentioned a common friend of ours from long ago who just had a second daughter.
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The history of the African-American experience in America is one of a human rage colored in Black and The Blues.
Boston University researchers grabbed a $900,000USD grant from the National Science Foundation to capture 3,000 American Sign Language gestures to create a “Deaf Dictionary” that will “interpret” signed video requests for information. While the idea is good, we certainly feel nobody on the National Science Foundation grant committee is Deaf or has any idea why this sort of project is doomed to failure.
Wall-E is now out on Blu-ray DVD and it is a spectacular movie experience. The story is timeless, universal, and humanistic in devotion and intention. The Los Angeles Film Critics Association rightly named Wall-E Best Picture of 2008.
The only way to beat Barack Obama in the presidential election is to get personal and dirty and raise the matter of his skin color as a voting issue. Obama Waffles meets that gutter mandate of personal persecution for political gain — and you can see how Obama is no longer the cartoon monkey Curious George to conservative politicos — he’s now been re-drawn as the new cartoon relative of Black stereotype pancake queen: Aunt Jemima.