Back in 2008, I wrote a piece that argued thus, on the subject of my preferred “hairstyle”:
I am my hair. I am challenging, I am defiant, I do not apologize.
And the next time some Wall Street multimillionaire or Oxbridge-educated middle-aged perpetually entitled white British editor encounters a twenty-something <insertracehere> woman from the Caribbean, or someone with locs, he will pause.
He will pause because he will remember someone else who was more than the stereotype.
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Not that anyone in the local media should be asking questions of our politicians, or anything…
From the Wall Street Journal:
U.S. and U.K. prosecutors are investigating a prominent Canadian businessman for criminal money laundering and bribery as part of a two-year investigation centering on Alcoa Inc., the metals giant, according to people familiar with the matter.
The prosecutors have unearthed new documents that they believe show the involvement of Victor Dahdaleh, a longtime agent of Alcoa who helped negotiate contracts with companies in the Middle East and elsewhere, according to the people familiar with the matter.
Continue reading Alcoa negotiator being investigated for bribery by US/UK prosecutors