Afternoon Tea: 6.20.08

Take it from reggae artist Eek-A-Mouse(pictured), talking smack about other races gets you into trouble every time! Eek just got kicked off the lineup of the Reggae Carifest concert (set for July 6) for asking, “why all the white boys control reggae?” at a Carifest C.A.R.E.S. press conference. {XLR8R}

Well, I still haven’t figured out what’s so cool about pregnancy, but some teenage girls in Gloucester Massachusetts thought they did. That must be why they made a pact to get preggers and raise their offspring together. Hope they’re right (about the coolness factor) because teenage pregnancy at Gloucester HS has gone up. {CNN}

Speaking of teen pregnancies, Jamie Lynn Spears (17) just gave birth to a baby girl—Maddie Briann—on Thursday morning.{MTV}

Remember in elementary school when you’re teacher said, “we’re all the same color underneath.” Well South Africa might be beginning to understand what teach was saying. The SA courts just ruled that Chinese South Africans are now black. The ethnic switch was made so that Chinese are protected under laws “aimed at ending white domination in the private sector.”{BBC}

Well raping and pillaging have been asides of war forever and the UN acknowledged the first offense by classifying sex crimes as “weapons of war.” {AlJazeera}

—Bobbi is knackered, but really excited to see Cold War Kids at BK’s Prospect Park tomorrow night!

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