Monday, January 11, 2010

The Urban Beat - January 11, 2010

1. Former Illinois Governor Rod Blagojevich says he's
"blacker than Barack Obama."

2. Al Sharpton continues to come to Harry Reid's defense. Congressional Black Caucus also comes to his defense.

3. Is what Reid said true?
Should he have even apologized at all?

Never before seen images of Gitmo have been released.

5. Congrats to Sarah Palin for being named
newest Fox News Contributor! Watch her very best Faux News moments here!

6. You should be paying attention to the "close" race in MA for Teddy's old Senate seat.

7. Clinton may NOT have said the quote about Barack getting he and Teddy coffee.

8. Did the Bush Administration commit more war crimes than starting an illegal war and torturing people?

9. Good Question: Why Do Only White People Discuss Race on TV?

10. Breaking News: Harry Reid Sees Black People

11. Professor Melissa Harris-Lacewell on Harry Reid Debacle. Here piece for The Nation on Reid here.

12. Maybe
I was wrong about Harold Ford, looks like he is going to run for NY Senate seat.

13. Suicide rate among young veterans rises

14. Smart people talk about Harry Reid and race.

Eugene Robinson on Reid

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My favorite Professor Melissa Harris-Lacewell on Reid

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15. Harry Reid comments for the first time on debacle.

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