Fruitvalle Station

FRUITVALE STATION: A must-see for all Americans.

October 9, 2020 Jennifer Williams 0

If you say the name Oscar Grant to most people, they probably won’t know who you are talking about. Some might even think you are talking about the famous eyewear designer, Foster Grant. However, if you say the name Oscar Grant to many African Americans under the age of thirty (or any San Franciscans), you’ll have a pretty good chance of learning more than you ever wanted to know about […]

Nikki Haley

SC State Senator Jake Knotts Calls Gubernatorial candidate Nikki Haley a RagHead

June 3, 2010 Politisite 0

Just one day after Gubernatorial candidate Nikki Haley was accused of having a one night stand with another campaigns political operative, South Carolina politics if the state that keeps on giving to late night comedic talk shows.
Today, during a local Podcast called PubPolitics, State Senator Jake Knotts appeared on the program unannounced and went into a racial tirade. Knotts said (paraphrasing here) that we have one RagHead in the White House and didn’t need a Raghead (referring to Haley who is Indian American) in the State House.

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Kagan Contempt for the First Amendment?

May 13, 2010 Politisite 0

O.K. up to now the argument has been academic and sparsely cited with quotes.  But now, some documents are coming to light on Supreme Court nominees first Amendment beliefs.  A belief that speech on racial or gender inequality should be quashed and how speech should be weighed against social costs sounds good for some.. but depending on who is in power, ones interpretation of that could be skewed politically.  I […]