African-American - News August 5, 2011
Former Massachusetts Gov. Mitt Romney has signed on to a campaign pledge created by the anti-gay National Organization for Marriage, a group that seeks to obstruct marriage equality and, in states where gay and lesbian families are legally allowed to wed, to roll family parity back.
Student sues high school over 'Wigger Day' (Winnipeg Sun)
Suit: Minn. High school students mocked blacks (ChannelOne)
They call him Trombone Shorty; the African-American experience south of the border -- and other picks by The Times-Picayune opinion writers Published: Thursday, August 04, 2011, 12:27 PM Updated: Thursday, August 04, 2011, 12:41 PM A sample of what editorial and opinion writers for The Times-Picayune are reading this week.
NAACP President Says Voting Rights Under Assault Because Of Racism Against Obama (Seattle Medium)