http://player.ordienetworks.com/flash/fodplayer.swf Black Hiker with Blair Underwood from Blair Underwood Hilarious and kind of sad all at the same time.
Thank you for being my friend. Here are some guidelines so that our friendship can be a pleasurable experience for all of us. Please don’t make fun of gay people. Please don’t make fun of black people’s hair. Please don’t tell ask me why I don’t straighten my hair. Please don’t make fun of Mexican… Continue reading Redux: Please don’t…with explanatory links!!!
Thank you for being my friend. Here are some guidelines so that our friendship can be a pleasurable experience for all of us. Please don’t make fun of gay people. Please don’t make fun of black people’s hair. Please don’t tell ask me why I don’t straighten my hair. Please don’t make fun of Mexican… Continue reading Please don’t…
Obama has (almost) survived his first year in office unscathed—the anniversary of his election was Nov. 4–and how better to celebrate that than a bunch of juicy articles on racism….you know, that crisis, the mini-daily civil wars, most people thought he’d solve (before healthcare, before wars in distant lands) by entering the oval office. Do… Continue reading Obama’s First Anniversary Celebration
Watch the video from comedian Wanda Sykes‘ new late-night show and then…if you’re very curious read this amazing post over at “What White People Do” blog.
From New York Magazine: Son says to father: “Where are you getting this racist nonsense?” Father says to son: “On the Internet.” And that is the premise of this piece in The Huffington Post, “The “Post-Racial” Mainstream Media and the New American Racism”, which claims the racism we’re not reading about in our newspapers is… Continue reading Barack Obama and Peace in America
While I was watching Battlestar Galattica with the lovely ladies above, I heard President Barack Obama, who I voted for, had been awarded a Nobel Peace Prize. The first thing I said was, “For what?” or maybe I said “What the frack?” (See, I can curse Battlestar Galattica style!) I was just totally freaking shocked.… Continue reading Obama Loses the Olympics and Scores the Nobel Peace Prize. Not a Bad Day at the Office?
If one more person tells me racism is dead because Obama is president, I will…. Wajahat Ali believes that racism is not only far from over, we should all be able to agree that it’s definitely “stupid.”
Did you hear the one about the black Harvard professor, Henry Louis Gates, Jr., who was arrested for trying to break into his own home? No, this is not the beginning of a joke. All over the country people were crying racism and President Barack Obama responded to the whole thing by saying the police… Continue reading From Harvard to Handcuffs
“Post-racial America.” I’m wondering if someone makes money every time someone in the news media uses that term. Is it copyrighted? Because honestly, if it is…cha-ching! You know how I feel about “post-racial America.” We’ve come a long way, baby, but we still have a long way to go. But enough about me. Let Melissa Harris-Lacewell… Continue reading America: Post-Racial, Multiracial, Mixed Racial, Racist…