Trent Lott has grudgingly relinquished his grip on the Senate majority
leader post, but that doesn't mean that the Republican Party has purged
"the spirit of Jefferson Davis" that Lott famously
I went to a reception the other night to celebrate the efforts of a
group called the Innocence Project, which provides legal assistance to
prisoners for whom the technology of DNA testing may n
They say history repeats itself. But usually not quite so quickly.
I have a friend who is the only black person living in his luxury
cooperative building. A few years back, there was a
Fifteen years ago, rappers like Public Enemy, KRS-One and Queen Latifah
were received as heralds of a new movement.
Russell Simmons, known for decades as Rush to his friends, is of average
height and build for a man his age (45), with a cleanshaven face, bald
dome and light complexion.
As Trent Lott struggled to "repudiate" segregation fifty years after it
was outlawed, about the only point he left out of his incoherent
counterattack is that he was a soul-music fan.
Among the obscenities accumulating in the political atmosphere, the most
disgusting may be Trent Lott.
Annals of Higher Education: If recent events at Stanford and Harvard are
any indication, the past decade's earnest debates over "political
correctness" are over, replaced by roughshod policing
Voters felt devalued and heard no message, so many of them stayed home.