Victim In Richmond, CA Minority Gang Rape Is White--Black Columnist Asks "What's Race Got To Do With It?"

Tammerlin DrummondTammerlin Drummond [Email her] has a column in the Contra Costa Times, in which she admits that the victim in the Richmond,CA gang rape is white, and then asks "What's race got to do with it?" [November 1, 2009] Race has everything to do with it, in cases like this. Ms. Drummond ought to know--she's been writing about race on the LA Times, Time Magazine, and other magazines since she did an article on Barack Obama as the affirmative action head of the Harvard Law Review in 1990. A picture of Tammerlin Drummond appears at right.

(Thanks to reader Roger Chaillet for sending this in.)