April 20, 2010 A bill that would require presidential candidates to supply their birth certificate before they can appear on a state ballot got initial approval from the Arizona state House on Monday.
April 16, 2010 Two years ago today, Hillary Clinton goes on the offensive against Barack Obama in a debate.
January 29, 2010 I want MSNBC's Chris Matthews — and all other well meaning white people out there — to know: you should never tell an African-American person that sometimes he's so smart, so focused, so well-spoken, that sometimes, you forget he's black.
January 13, 2010 I've gotten more than my share of "feedback" over some of the lingo that pops-up on Tell Me More from time to time, particularly, in the Friday Barbershop segment.
In 2008, Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid referenced then-presidential candidate Barack Obama as a "light-skinned" African-American "with no negro dialect, unless he wanted to have one."
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January 12, 2010 The implication, of course, is that light skin is more socially palatable than dark skin.
October 21, 2009 Jack Jackson became the first African-American Heavyweight Champion of the World in 1908. Among Johnson's detractors were those who thought him to be unworthy of the title and its notoriety because many of the champion's (defeated) opponents were ...
March 17, 2009 I then tried to find something multicultural and spicy, like a Latin band that plays Irish folk music, or an African band that plays Irish folk, or an Irish ban that plays African music, or something like that.
March 13, 2009 R&B icon Chris Brown, 19, is charged with two felonies after he allegedly battered his girlfriend, popular songstress Rihanna, 21. On Monday, we'll talk to a group of young people who say they've been in similar situations. ...
February 20, 2009 Should the 'The New York Post' be cut some slack for even acknowledging there is an outcry (which they really are not obligated to do)?
February 20, 2009 Yesterday, Tweety Bird interviewed President Barack Obama. For real.
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February 9, 2009 We're all gearing up to watch President Barack Obama pitch his $838 billion economic stimulus package to Congress via a national audience tonight.
January 19, 2009 Obama's for sale, or his likeness is, anyway.
January 7, 2009 What types of inauguration stories would you like to hear from TMM?
December 31, 2008 The presidential inauguration is less than a month away and the NPR social media desk is kicking it into high-gear to figure out how we can get all of you involved in our inauguration coverage. We're also looking for some techies who can help make...
December 30, 2008 Report: Illinois Gov. Rod Blagojevich plans to name his pick to fill the Senate seat vacated by president-elect Barack Obama.
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