They say that a man with nothing to loose is the most fearsome and destructive human being on the face of the world. I do not dispute such a claim . Yet, after much thinking, I realize that the opposite is true as well. Not only that, those with the most to lose will do […]Read More Overprivileged People, A Dangerous Creation
The Following is from Color of Change. One year ago, George Zimmerman shot and killed 17 year-old Trayvon Martin because he thought the young man looked suspicious.1 And one year later, what happened that night in Sanford, Florida still outrages us. In a culture that inundates us with images of Black men as violent2 — […]Read More Letter & Video: Remember Trayvon Martin
The following is a sequel to my previous post. Apparently, the Onion wasn’t the only ones who seem to have some kind of problem with young actress Quvenzhané Wells. According to Racialicious’ own Arturo R. Garcia, a few people felt the need to show their asses at the expense of a little 9 year-old girl. […]Read More White People’s Beef With Quvenshané Wallis
I’m not too much of an Oscar fan as I know the winners will most likely be of Caucasian descent. However, I was surprised to hear that little child of color was nominated. Quvenshané Wallis, child star who appeared in the motion picture Beasts of the Southern Wild, was nominated for Best Actress only to […]Read More Onion Called Child Oscar Star Nominee a C*** on Twitter
USC Frat Planned a ‘Racist Rager’ But a Mexican-American Student Put Them on Blast The “racist rager” parties organized across U.S. college campuses shouldn’t come as a surprise anymore. But a recent “phi-esta” party planned by members of a fraternity at the University of Southern California (USC) caught my eye for two reasons: 1) It […]Read More Notable Links: 2-22/13
I figured I create this post where we acknowledge all of the things white people have said to annoy, frustrate, agitate, anger and depress us. You could call this a post where you reveal how whiteness rubbed you the wrong way, for lack of better words. Here’s an example from a recent event. I was […]Read More Shit White People Did or Said To You, and What You’ve Learned from It.
by Lavern Merriweather After the recent shootings in Aurora, Colorado and Newtown, Connecticut, we have had the inevitable rush by many white people in the media to wring their hands and once again question ‘Why someone would do such a thing?’ They invite various psychiatrists, therapists, and pundits on their broadcasts to psychoanalyze what would […]Read More Guest Post: Crazy Card vs. Race Card