This will be brief and entirely ineloquent because I am sick and cannot brain well. In short, disinviting E Moon as GOH is NOT FUCKING SILENCING HER! Reposting her own words for the world to see is NOT BULLYING HER! All these people whinging about how evil the mean brown people are, how they wheedled … Continue reading A brief thinky post on the Wiscon situation and disinviting EMoon as GOH
Just got linked to this post about a new film on trans-racial adoptions. It's called Neither Here nor There, How far she's come. It's chilling to read the bits about how the adoptive mother grills her new "daughter" on English to the point where the girl is exhausted and asks to go home in Chinese. … Continue reading Neither Here or Nor there, how far she’s come
On a happier note, here's a kick ass post from the awesome Karnythia. Linking you to the ABW post. So, there's this thing happening in the black American community (and outside it) where women who look like me are supposed to be grateful for any crumbs that happen to fall into our bleak little lives. … Continue reading repost of Being a Black Woman and Happy with it.
I've been watching and reading about the "debate" on national health care that's going on in the US as someone who's waiting for it to boil out of control or for someone to actually have a debate and stop screeching at the top of their lungs at every opportunity. I've seen the folks who are … Continue reading The privilege of having health insurance
After discussions, upon discussions where sometimes I feel like the person I'm talking with genuinely "gets it" and many other times where people just can't/won't/refuse to understand their privilege, I've decided to spell it out for people and hope they actually read, comprehend and think about what's coming in this post. What's about to be … Continue reading My $2.00 worth on White Privilege
For the edification of the few dumbasses who still want to claim.. but I didn't know (insert phrase/imagery/well known historical fact) had a racist connotation! Really!!!! Here's some facts for you: 1. Watermelons + black folks = RACIST IMAGERY Saying you had no idea? Makes you out to be a dumbass racist, or at the … Continue reading A note to those who want to claim.. but I didn’t know it was racist!
Shapely Prose has a very good article on just how fucked up the relationship dynamic in Twilight really is. In full disclosure, I've never read the books and frankly have no interest in them, especially after reviews and the omg wtf is this shit reaction after the last book in the series was released. But … Continue reading On Twilight, Romance and Antifeminist ideas, via ShapelyProse
While I don't agree with the method of delivery by Reverend Pfleger, I do agree with the message. Why is no one talking about McCain's hateful minister? Hmmm? Rev. Pfleger: 'They want to kill me...it's been ugly' June 1, 2008 Recommend (37) BY DAVE NEWBART Staff Reporter The Rev. Michael Pfleger, who helped reignite Barack … Continue reading Pfleger spoke the truth, and now folks are pissed off
This is an old forum inquiry on the Tribunes's Exploring Race forum. The link to the actual question post is MIA (probably too old to find online) but the comments are there. Here's a link to the comments. So, tell me what do you think whites fear about blacks if anything? But for my own … Continue reading What do whites fear about blacks?
Q+A: John Cho Our favorite half of 'Harold & Kumar' tells all about the sequel four years in the making By Jiyeon Yoo Some movies are so successful that sequels are rushed into production to cash in as fast as possible. That was most definitely not the case with “Harold & Kumar Go to White … Continue reading Harold of H&K Red Eye interview
Skin, bits, issues and voting at Angry Black Woman. By the most awesome Karnythia Karnythia is guest blogging at ABW. She has summed up my feelings on the election madness much better than I ever could. full text of the piece under the cut. So I have to confess that I was really hoping a … Continue reading Thus wisdom is spread to the masses…