In honor of today's Martin Luther King Jr. Holiday, I'm sharing the winning essay in the American's for Democratic Action's contest: What Would Luther Do? I'm pleased that the winning … Continue reading In Honor of Martin Luther King Jr. Day… “What Would Martin Do?”
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 … Continue reading repost of Being a Black Woman and Happy with it.
So there is an article out there called Why are Black women so Big!? The author of this little gem wrote a piss poor piece, basically saying all black women … Continue reading Fat shaming and concern trolling in Why are black women so big?
I've had the issue of women being treated as property, as if (some) men think we are here for their pleasure only, as if we are to be honored by … Continue reading My smiles are not for you, random man on the street
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 … Continue reading A note to those who want to claim.. but I didn’t know it was racist!
Why doesn't someone stop his idiocy? He's making IL a laughing stock and making himself out to be a total nuisance to the City and State. I don't understand the … Continue reading Meeks is totally missing the fucking point… AGAIN
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 … Continue reading What do whites fear about blacks?
... now before you get all twisted up listen. In the last couple of days I've had either Comedy Central or BET (yes, I know why am I allowing BET … Continue reading I’ve had the epiphany that I hate most black comedy…
December 19, 2007 White Separatist Group Sues Town of Jena, La., Over Parade Rules A white separatist group planning a Martin Luther King Jr. Day parade in Jena, La., … Continue reading White supremacist group sues Jena, NO
http://www.chicagotribune.com/news/local/chi-trice_24sep24,0,5167025.column?coll=chi_news_local_util Jena 6 case isn't perfect, but it's clear Dawn Turner Trice September 24, 2007 During the civil rights movement, leaders were extremely picky about the people chosen to represent … Continue reading Jena 6 case isn’t perfect but it’s clear…or why Jesse Jackson said Obama was “acting white”
From Diverse Online Current News Protesters Stand Up For Jena 6 and More By Tracie Powell Sep 20, 2007, 04:47 A Black West Virginia woman was sexually assaulted, stabbed and … Continue reading From today’s Diverse Issues in Higher Education – Jena6 Protests & more…
I saw this via LJ, and I must say I'm shocked at this trite shit. They cannot seriously be suggesting black people go out and fucking panhandle for reparations. But … Continue reading Panhandling for reparations? GTFO, seriously
Could Mr Right be White? Or dating 'outside' comes into practice for black women My friend Fard did a very good post on his LJ about this topic. You can … Continue reading Dating “outside” … some thoughts.
As seen in Deluxe_Viven's LJ. An interesting discernment on the wackiness of HP fandom. I read the post below and I am still totally lost as to what the original … Continue reading Miscegenation…
Dear friend, I just learned about a case of segregation-era oppression happening today in Jena, Louisiana. I signed onto ColorOfChange.org's campaign for justice in Jena, and wanted to invite you … Continue reading Take action on this… swiped from LJ comm on race issues
How racism hurts -- literally By Madeline Drexler | July 15, 2007 FOUR YEARS AGO, researchers identified a surprising price for being a black woman in America. The study of … Continue reading How racism hurts… literally?
Put under a cut so I can stop getting such jack ass comments on this old post. Something that really bothered me today... as I was walking to meet a … Continue reading Did I miss a memo?