Friday, January 22, 2010

Friday, January 22, 2010

Bsi 2,063.85 -8.83 -.43%

Hooray for the breaking down of gender roles, as more men are marrying wealthy women. Huzza-uh, oh.

“I’m not married, I would like to be married, and my friends are all in a similar situation,” said Dr. Rajalla Prewitt, a 38-year-old psychiatrist in New Jersey. “We’re having difficulty finding someone where there’s a meeting of the minds, where we can have the same goals and values. Particularly, African-American men who are educated want a traditional home where they are the breadwinner,” said Dr. Prewitt, who is a black woman.

Damn, damn, damn.


Wu-Tang (WT36) 9.46 +2.46 +26%

Nice to be reminded that Staten Island isn't just for Jersey Shore Guidos.


Blackness (BLKNS) 61.39 -5.39 -8.1%

A New York Times Op-Ed points out the sobering stats on "colorism".

Consider: Lighter-skinned Latinos in the United States make $5,000 more on average than darker-skinned Latinos. The education test-score gap between light-skinned and dark-skinned African-Americans is nearly as large as the gap between whites and blacks.

So that's what Sammy's doing.