Ben Affleck is not having a great week. As rumors fly that his marriage to Jennifer Garner is on the rocks, it appears he may’ve also gotten the PBS genealogy show Finding Your Roots cancelled by requesting that his slave-owning ancestors be omitted from the show.
On last night's Colbert Report, Stephen took on the stench of racism in American society, comparing it, of course, to the bodily function that dare not speak its name: the fart. Not that girls know anything about farts!
Last night, Chicago Sun-Times reporter Lynn Sweet used Obama's health care presser to ask him about the arrest of Harvard professor "Skip" Gates. This morning Racialicious' Latoya Peterson helps me parse it - and the press corps' rabid reactions.