Mississippi Students Told Not to Say ‘Obama’; N-Word Hurled at Prop 8 Rally

By The News Nov 10, 2008

Mississippi Students Told Not to Say ‘Obama’ The ACLU MS is concerned about free speech rights violations after reports that a Pearl Schools coach and bus driver told Black children not to say President-elect Barack Obama’s name. WAPT. Young Muslims Have Mixed Emotions Over Obama Though young Muslims overwhelmingly supported Barack Obama, "the persistent rumor that Mr. Obama was a Muslim had led his campaign to do things that the students found hurtful." New York Times. Miriam Makeba Dies in Italy "South African singer Miriam Makeba, "one of the greatest songstresses of our time", died on Sunday night after collapsing as she left the stage following a performance in Italy, the Foreign Minister said on Monday." Mail and Guardian. Prop 8 Rally Turns Racist "Geoffrey, a student at UCLA and regular Rod 2.0 reader, joined the massive protest outside the Temple of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints in Westwood. Geoffrey was called the n-word at least twice." Rod 2.0