Congratulations to our newest Supreme Court Justice – Sonya Sotomayor! If I was a Latina I would wear a ‘Wise Latina’ shirt with pride!
Okay watching this almost made me sick. It also made me think of Food Network Star Paula Dean who adds fat and butter to everything oh and she fries it too.
The argument in this article is hard because targeting politicians’ kids is not cool. But the point is valid. Children in ritzy well to do public or private schools get choices. The rest have unhealthy food that is slowly killing them (I’m passionate about the connection between what is put in food i.e. chemicals, excess sugar and preservatives and disease)
Please visit this page to find out about an unfortunate situation for the African Diaspora in Columbia.
Photo of the Week
El Pais, the newspaper of Spain, has some really good articles. Thanks to Twitter I notice more of them now.
issues and lives
This is a very raw post about a woman working on women of color issues abroad. I felt her pain in her message but I have to say I am not sure what I can do to help her. Please read and share your thoughts if so moved.
I say Twitter as I feel its more intellectually stimulating. I also think that Twitter helps you connect with your future while Facebook helps you connect with your past.
Between the contested elections in Iran to “Beer-gate” with Barry & Skip these actions along with this video are a reminder that the police, specifically corrupt police, have their own interpretation of “protect and serve.”
Chicago Public Schools is using technology to get their children to school…interesting idea. Would be interested to see if this had an affect on enrollment.
Oldies But Goodies
Who knew that Vanity Fair had good well at least interesting political articles. They actually have an Ex-POTUS feature, where this link comes from. Well I have finally received the memo on Vanity Fair.