Across the Sites: A Little of This
Author:Jean Marie Brown
February 29, 2012
Loop21 focuses on a photography exhibit that will feature 100 black women defying stereotypes and odds . . . A man was found dead in front of rapper Rick Ross’s Miami home . . . A student’s essay, in which she questioned her teachers’ effectiveness, doesn’t go over so well . . .
On the Grio: How is life for minority children in LGBT families? . . . Tupac is heading to Broadway . . . The Root highlights 17 black internet pioneers . . . Target pulled a tacky card about Whitney Houston . . . Mario Wire asks: What’s wrong with Secure Communities and other immigration enforcement programs? . . . Will Ferrell has a Latina love interest . . . And, Beyoncé is breastfeeding in public.
The mainstream view . . .
Is the Obama Administration allowing the Voting Rights Act to fade away? . . . A Montana federal judge admits to forwarding an email that suggests the President’s mother was into bestiality. That’s on The Huffington Post . . . and The Grio . . . Kobe Bryant’s wearing a mask to protect his broken nose . . . Tiger Woods doesn’t want to talk about “The Big Miss.”
The world of politics . . .
Where does Romney stand on birth control?
On a less serious note: Political hair cuts . . .
And, don’t miss the Mexican Mitt Romney for president. Mario Wire links to the satirical music video . . . Rep. Luis Gutierrez (D-Ill.) doesn’t think much of Mitt Romney’s assessment of Arizona’s immigration law . . . Could Sen. Marco Rubio’s (R-Fla.) opposition to the DREAM Act divide Latinos? . . . Can Rick Santorum regain momentum? . . . And, what’s next for the GOP?
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