Blackface minstrelsy perpetuated messages that black people are buffoonish, dim witted, exotic and enigmatic, among other negative characterizations. Studies show that media portrayals can affect the way people perceive blacks in real life and that stereotypes can affect the way people interact with others and perform. And there’s strong evidence that implicit bias, the tendency for people to attribute certain characteristics to different demographics based on stereotypes, can affect how people treat blacks.
That said, putting the weight on your bike and not your back will save your shoulders over the long run. I use a backpack for commuting, and I feel a huge difference on leisure rides not wearing it. If you decide to go with a rack, rear rack and panniers is not the only option.
Sixty years ago, people said the four minute mile was impossible: in 1954 they all gasped in disbelief when Roger Bannister proved them wrong. They also said the 100 metres would never be run in under 10 seconds and shuddered again when Jim Hines did just that in 1968. Will the 2 hour marathon be the next great sporting barrier to be broken or will it remain beyond human endeavour? The question polarises opinion among athletes, sports scientists and commentators worldwide..
The Bulls were the deepest team in the east with a really solid starting 4 of Rose, Deng, Boozer, Noa; then Gibson, Korver, Ronnie Brewer and CJ Watson off the bench. They had some injury issues of their own but they were a much more complete team which matters in the regular season but is less important in the playoffs. Not to diminish from what Rose did but it isn as cut and dry as it seems.
Personally, I enjoy the ALL CAPS WARNING!!! about the M (what fate, pray tell, would befall the sorry sod who accidentally left a brown M in the mix?) and the fact that the fellas drowned their rockstar sorrows in Schlitz, a brand name that never fails to remind me of that Schlitz Gay commercial parody that appeared on Saturday Night Live back in the ’90s.UPDATE: Thanks to commenter Lyle (see below), we are proud to bring you the commercial parody for SCHMIDT’s Gay that appeared on Saturday Night Live back in the ’90s.FILM REVIEW: Titanic 3D minute by minuteJames Cameron’s Titanic was always a marathon at three hours and counting. As it returns in 3D, Eli Glasner examines the experience minute by minute and discovers Cline Dion’s ubiquitous soundtrack, and James Cameron’s risible dialogue, have not improved with age. Continue reading this postSparkle trailer gives last glimpse of Whitney HoustonA trailer for the movie musical Sparkle was released Monday, giving us a glimpse of Whitney Houston’s last project.