Tuesday, August 19, 2008

Tuesday, August 19, 2008

Bsi 1,240.98 -19.97 -1.58%

Light volume as the market awaits word on Barack Obama's running mate.


Wyatt Cenac

The OTHER black guy on TDS takes a dramatic turn in Barry Jenkin's underground feature "Medicine for Melancholy".


Poverty Pimps

The street does not react kindly to news that Los Angeles career "activist" Najee Ali has been sentenced to four years in prison for attempting to bribe a witness.

In light of the continued marginalization of the Al Sharptons and Jesse Jacksons of the world -- the future does not look bright for those who earn a living exploiting and manipulating the very real issues of racism and poverty to their own ends.