Racist Super Bowl Ad; Higher Suicide Rates for Latino Students

By The News Feb 04, 2008

‘Latino Caravan’ for Clinton Drives Through Upper Manhattan In support of Hillary Clinton, an organized group of Latinos led by New York city councilmen Miguel Martinez marched from 155 Street and Broadway up to 216th Street and 10th Avenue, passing out literature and chanting in megaphones. The “Latino Caravan,” ending with a small rally, appeared to have received an overall positive response from passersby. New York Times. Durham’s Latino students at higher suicide risk, study says According to a released Durham County (North Carolina) Public Health Department study, polling 392 high school students in the community, in the past year, 32% of Latinos had attempted suicide, compared to 15% of Black and white students. Daily Tar Heel. Black Workers Sue Over Strip Searches Former Black employees at a Georgia restaurant, filed a lawsuit through the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission, after the white managers had “unfairly strip searched” the workers when $100 was found missing. MSNBC. Salesgenie’s Super Bowl Success InfoUSA CEO Vin Gupta considers his company a success this past Super Bowl Sunday, as the commercial he wrote for salesgenie.com is considered as the worst ad of the Super Bowl, and unfortunately to many, also the most racist. Salon.com.