From JANELLE JOLLEY at theroot.com: My erstwhile African-American-studies-minored self would love nothing more than to publish a dissertation on why <span style="text-decoration:underline;"><a href="http://www.salon.com/mwt/feature/2008/11/18/michelles_booty/index.html" target="_blank">this</a></span> piece in Salon, written by Erin Aubry Kaplan of the <em>Los Angeles Times</em>, is destructive, superficial and historically unsound. But what would be the point? I would say how dare you continue the objectification of a black woman, but mostly what I want to do is scream in outrage. Click here for the full story.
From The New York Observer: Bill Clinton said he'd do "whatever they want" with respect to the vetting process and information he'd have to disclose to the Obama administration to help Hillary Clinton become Obama's secretary of state. Click here for story.
Democratic officials say that Arizona Gov. Janet Napolitano is a leading contender for the job of secretary of homeland security in President-elect Barack Obama‘s administration.
From theroot.com: The lingering tension between gays and lesbians and the African-American community over the passage of California's Proposition 8—banning same-sex marriage—isn't a laughing matter, but it is absurd. It has all the makings of a Tyler Perry movie starring the casts of <em>Big Love</em> and <em>The L Word.</em> <em>Diary of a Mad Black Mormon Lesbian Nun?</em> Now showing in California and coming soon to a theater near you.
From HuffingtonPost.com: "Former Senate Minority Leader Tom Daschle (D-S.D.) has been offered the job of Health and Human Services secretary by President-elect Barack Obama and has accepted the job, according to a Democratic source close to Daschle," <em>Roll Call</em> <a href="http://www.rollcall.com/news/30285-1.html">reports</a>.
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