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Tweeting While Black

BY Nancy Scola | Wednesday, August 11 2010

Agog at the sudden, exploding popularity of hashtag/micro-memes like #wordsthatleadtotrouble, Slate's Farhad Manjoo dives into the question of, well, "how black people use Twitter." Manjoo: Read More

Shirley Sherrod Case: Soundbites Still Pack a Punch

BY Nancy Scola | Wednesday, July 21 2010

USDA Georgia Director of Rural Development Shirley Sherrod was forced to resign after a two-and-a-half minute clip of her 45-minute speech to an NAACP gathering in March was circulated by Andrew Breitbart's Big ... Read More