The NYT’s Neil Genzlinger on CNN’s “Black in America 2:” So come to this program for some heartening examples of people who are responsible for relatively small efforts against big problems. But expect only one revelation: that the “Black in America” concept needs to be put out of its misery. When poor urban children are Read More

I don’t really get what the purpose of this is or who it’s aimed at, which I suppose makes it the perfect counterpoint to Black in America, after all.

We’ve spent the last few weeks avoiding CNN’s incessant importuning to watch ‘Black in America’, and as it neared its premiere yesterday, the din from our social circles only grew louder. E-mail forwards. Facebook status updates. Text message reminders. A vegetarian restaurant nearby actually hosted a screening of it.* It was like the Negro Super Read More