If you speak fluent ebonics….the DEA has a job for you!

The Drug Enforcement Agency (Atlanta region) is looking for nine special people who can translate ebonics into English. An agency official claims that there is nothing “racial” about the job. Really??! For those who may be unfamiliar with “Ebonics,” it was originally used to describe the language of individuals descended from Black African slaves, and has since been referred to as “African American Vernacular English.” So, yeah, I would say race does play a part in this. Following the 1996 Oakland California school board case, in which they claimed “black English” was a separate language, there has been much debate … Continue reading If you speak fluent ebonics….the DEA has a job for you!

Reid continuing to blab nonsense

During a campaign event in Las Vegas on Tuesday, Senate Majority leader Larry Reid said, “I don’t know how anyone of Hispanic heritage could be a republican, okay? Do I need to say more?” Really?! The National Republican Senatorial Committee issued the following response to Reid’s ridiculousness, “It’s no secret that Harry Reid is a desperate politician who is under fire for his reckless spending and failed economic record, but these outrageous statements represent race baiting at its very worst.” As of lately, Reid has been blasting the Republicans for their attempts at immigration reform (hey, maybe he likes paying … Continue reading Reid continuing to blab nonsense

Congressional Black Caucus having some issues

From POLITICO: “The politically charged decisions by veteran Democratic Reps. Charles Rangel of New York and Maxine Waters of California to force public trials by the House ethics committee are raising questions about race and whether black lawmakers face more scrutiny over allegations of ethical or criminal wrongdoing than their white colleagues. The controversy over the cases and the prospect of the first simultaneous ethics trials for multiple members in more than 30 years mark the biggest challenge for the ethics committee’s and the House’s ability to police its own members since the mid-1990s, when then-Speaker Newt Gingrich (R-Ga.) and … Continue reading Congressional Black Caucus having some issues

NAACP to Vote on Official Resolution to Brand Tea Party "Racist"

Since an organization that has within its bylaws specific limitations on allowing fully white men and women into it is definitely not racist, the NAACP will be voting on a resolution to official call out those of the Tea Party Movement “racist.” This is a good use of time and resources. From FoxNEWS: Nation’s leading civil rights group is poised to decide on a resolution to condemn the Tea Party movement as racist, despite claims from Tea Partiers that the measure is just a political ploy. Continue reading NAACP to Vote on Official Resolution to Brand Tea Party "Racist"