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Race and Gender Rebuttal

by Andre Banks on Jan 18, 2008 2:51PM

For anyone outraged by Clinton supporter Gloria Steinem's opinion piece in the NYTimes last week arguing that Hilary, as a woman, had a harder road to the White House than Barack, simply a Black ma


Obama Misses Opportunity to Unite

by Andre Banks on Nov 2, 2007 8:47AM

obama.jpg Andre Banks recently weighed it on the recent barrage of news surrounding Barack Obama's decisi


We Wear Black for 'Jena Six', Justice

by Andre Banks on Sep 20, 2007 11:30AM

six.jpgAndre Banks, like many bloggers and those who are in Jena, LA for the rally today, sees today as


Finally, some Justice in Jena

by Andre Banks on Sep 17, 2007 10:02AM

Jena6.jpg Ahead of demonstrations expected to draw tens of thousands to the tiny town of Jena, LA, Mychal


Oprah and Obama Combine Superpowers

by Andre Banks on Sep 6, 2007 12:39PM


Charges Reduced in 'Jena 6' Case, But Will Justice Be Served?

by Andre Banks on Sep 5, 2007 2:36PM

Today a judge in Jena, LA threw out a conspiracy conviction against Mychal Bell, one of the Jena 6.


Kenneth Foster Will Live

by Andre Banks on Aug 30, 2007 1:44PM

Word just came down that Governor Rick Perry has commuted Kenneth Foster's death sentence:


Kenneth Foster Update: Immediate Action Needed

by Andre Banks on Aug 30, 2007 10:33AM

UPDATE: For only the third time in history, the Texas Pardons and Paroles Board has voted (6-1) to commute Kenneth Foster's death sentence.


BET's Hot Ghetto Mess

by Andre Banks on Aug 15, 2007 7:56AM

We were talking about this show, now renamed "We Got to Do Better," around the office yesterday.


Cornel West New Hip Hop Album

by Andre Banks on Aug 15, 2007 7:10AM

blogimage_thumb_4460a4ba0032f06bf7400cb8e1.jpgAdam Howard over at