Posts Tagged ‘black’

Naturally, I chose to be busy during the not-so thrilling conclusion of the Democratic Primary, so apologies for not live blogging the “cracking of the glass ceiling.” Biggest Story: After somewhere between 16 months and arguably 50 some-odd years, Hillary Clinton has conceded that she will not be the Democratic nominee in 2008. If you’ve […]


While I don’t agree with everything in it, there is a fascinating article posted on the Root today about the politics of rap music. In the article, which is actually an excerpt from his new book All About the Beat: Why Hip-Hop Can’t Save Black America, John McWhorter takes on primarily “underground” rap (you know, […]