Meteorologist Fired for Civil Response to an Ignorant Facebook Post by a Viewer About Her Natural Hair

By: Wednesday December 12, 2012 8:55 am

For those of us who have endured numerous ignorant comments about natural (nappy) hair that expose the embedded racist belief that there is “good hair” (Euro) and “bad hair,” in patient moments it can be a teachable moment. That’s what meteorologist Rhonda Lee did, and she was fired by KTBS for doing so, who said she had “violated a company rule.”

 

FDL Movie Night: Jobriath A.D.

By: Monday August 13, 2012 5:00 pm

The first openly gay rock star, Jobriath–who died from AIDS in 1983–was for decades a lost cult figure beloved by the underground cognoscenti, a whispered name, his songs listened to and played by those in the know. With Jobriath A.D., director Kieran Turner, our guest tonight, delves into Jobriath’s story to explore his life and the prevailing forces of both society and the music industry.

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