Month: April 2010

Speechless

Overcoming Speechlessness: A Poet Encounters the Horror in Rwanda, Eastern Congo, and Palestine/Israel by Alice Walker (Seven Stories Press) “In Kigali I paid my respects to the hundreds of of thousands of infants, toddlers, teenagers, adolescents, young engaged couples, married…

Bits and Pieces

I rarely say this about Above the Law, but PREACH it Elie Mystal. Over at Racialicious, Latoya and Thea also discuss the Stephanie Grace incident. The most outrageous thing about the Texas judge who slept with the prosecutor in a…

May 1st: March for Immigration Reform

Tomorrow is May Day, and Reform Immigration for America is marking the day by holding marches in support of progressive immigration reform all over the U.S. Tens of thousands of people are expected to march in almost 100 locations across…

Bits and Pieces

Filament: The thinking women’s porn mag (images are NSFW). The GOP is campaigning against Rep. Betty Sutton with fliers reading, “Let’s take Betty Sutton out of the House and send her back to the kitchen.” Over at the Daily Beast,…