Month: April 2007

The Freedom of Speech as a Dull, Blunt Object

A straight-A high school student was arrested for turning in a disturbing creative writing assignment, which included visions of mass killings with a pistol and necrophilia. School: Danger! Virginia Tech! Alternative learning center, criminal charges, brou hah hah!Student: Just being…

Nappy Hair, Rap and Virginia Tech

In a seven day span that has seen a talk show host who built his career as a shock jock have his career ended (for the moment) and national Black figures finally talking about accountability for misogynistic rap “artists,” the…