This is mainly directed at other white people. Just putting that out there upfront.Btw this article doesn’t even scratch the surface, so if you have more, please share them in the comments below!...more
I know, I know. Giving facts to far right numbnuts doesn’t help the situation because studies have shown that people just start denying facts when push comes to shove. Nevertheless, I cannot help myself some days. Days when bullshit like this pops up on my Facebook and triggers all my buttons:
"UPDATE": There are a growing number of brown-skinned mothers and fathers speaking out about Arne Duncan's extrememly divisive comments. Here you'll find the latest one from a different perspective that points out his slyly hidden racist remarks toward brown-skinned families, as well. After all, it's not only "white" mothers who live in the suburbs, although Arne may have missed that memo. http://michellemalkin.com/2013/11/18/a-brown-skinned-suburban-mom-respon... ...more
Are you done with your holiday shopping yet? This year, the “Buy Local” message seems to be more prominent than ever. It’s a message with which I generally agree. My nieces and nephews always get gifts from the awesome independent children’s bookstore, and I like to check out small boutiques for things such as artisan foods and local honey. So when a “Buy Local” email was forwarded to my inbox, I was really disappointed to see the racist undertones in the message.
2011 Holidays -- Birth of a New Tradition...more
Babies are hard wired to notice difference. Millennia ago, Difference Mattered. A Lot. Difference could mean "Hey, you aren't part of my tribe and therefore, you are dangerous and possibly fatal to me, if nothing else you are competing for the food/shelter/reproductive rights that I am trying to preserve!" ...more
A noose is a tool of murder. The noose has a specifically nasty American heritage that refuses to die. It is a stealth weapon of choice by cowards. This is not a simple story of a singular noose but of an alleged company structure that gave permission to maintain separate and unequal policies in its relationships to their employees.
So I saw this article online about how people are whining that the new Disney movie "The Princess And The Frog" is racist. Just because the princess happens to be black and the prince is supposedly white.
People are so darn childish!
1: We are all children of God. Therefore we are only ONE race, the HUMAN race. There may be separate ethnic groups, but separate races do not exist outside of shows like Star Trek.
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