Wednesday, March 5, 2008

Race and Rumors

Baltimore City Paper [MD]
5 March 2008

Social Studies by Vincent Williams

Race and Rumors

[The African-American columnist notes that, in his experience, white and black Americans tend to spread different rumors by e-mail.]

[...] But we can change that, my white friends! The next time you get an e-mail talking about . . . well, whatever it is that these e-mails talk about, I promise I'll forward you one about how Ralph Lauren (or Tommy Hilfiger or Ann Taylor or Kate Spade--it all depends on the e-mail) was on Oprah and said he hated black people.