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• Additional statistics released from Illinois show minorities are more likely to have their cars searched during traffic stops. Earlier data revealed minorities — particularly Black drivers — are more likely to be pulled over. At this rate, the next research will expose minorities are beaten and tortured more often for routine auto violations. In the end, it’s a strong argument for using public transportation in the Land of Lincoln.
• Arguments from lawyers for R. Kelly have succeeded in postponing his trial date until fall. Kelly is facing charges of child pornography for an infamous video depicting the artist engaging in sex acts with a minor. At this pace, by the time the trial takes place, the minor will be a senior. In the meantime, Kelly would be wise to avoid driving in Illinois — who knows what police might discover in his trunk.
• It started as a routine violation of good taste and common sense, but now ABC has pulled over its reality series “Welcome to the Neighborhood” after mounting pressure from numerous advocacy groups. The show featured a bunch of white suburbanites trying to choose their neighbors. The pool of candidates included people of diverse backgrounds and lifestyles. ABC feared the first episodes portrayed the white suburbanites as highly intolerant of strangers. It’s more proof that “reality TV” is an oxymoron — and most network executives are just morons.
• Venus Williams still has plenty in her tank, driving to her second Wimbledon championship. The record-breaking match was a grueling performance, although not nearly as grueling as watching Williams’ performances in corny and contrived McDonald’s ads over the years.
• After reviewing the videotaped collision between a cameraman and Texas Rangers pitcher Kenny Rogers, here’s the MultiCultClassics verdict: Kenny Rogers is no Ron Artest.