Cynthia McKinney: Lebanon Saved Us; Oregon to Reduce Foster Care Racial Disparities

By The News Jan 06, 2009

Cynthia McKinney Recounts Israeli Attack After surviving an Israeli attack on a ship she was on while attempting to deliver aid to innocent civilians in Gaza, Cynthia McKinney, the 2008 Green Party presidential nominee, lives to tell the story because they were rescued, she says, by Lebanon. Free Gaza. Four Men Arrested in the Gang Rape of a Bay Area Lesbian Mother Detectives say the 28-year-old woman of color was attacked on Dec. 13 after she got out of her car, which bore a rainbow gay pride sticker. The alleged attackers made comments indicating they knew she was a lesbian, police said. Associated Press. NYT Reviews ABC’s New Show on Homeland Security “Homeland Security USA,’ an ABC reality series about the men and women who police our borders, has the look and sound of a documentary without the pesky burden of responsibility — it’s homage, not reportage." New York Times. Oregon Tackles Racial Disparities in Foster Care Oregon Governor Ted Kulongoski is creating a task force on foster care. He says, “On any given day in Oregon, too many children of color are in foster care. The time has come for us to move beyond good intentions to intentional actions, so that we can ensure that all children with the same needs are treated equally.” OPB.