Eddie Murphy Undercover As A White Man

This is the one Eddie Murphy skit from Saturday Night Live I have always remembered since I saw it as a kid: Your Thoughts? [Read more...]

In Defense of the Moral Cause of Feminism

In the last few years I have written a lot both on behalf of social justice and on the need to elevate the discourse surrounding it. I can say unequivocally that the feminist blogosphere and my activist feminist friends have made me a far better ethicist, a far better person, and a far better man [Read More...]

Reverse Racism

Comedian Aamer Rahman explains reverse racism pretty clearly: Your Thoughts? [Read more...]

Lily Allen’s New Feminist Song

It’s really hard to do songs that advocate a moral or political point of view without generating unlistenable lyrics. But Lily Allen pulls it off really well here. On Edit: I should be more careful… After only listening to the song but not watching the video while I was surfing around doing other things, I [Read More...]

A Classic Lesson About Bigotry

Wikipedia has a lot of information on this experiment and its legacy here. Adapting this experiment for others, Jane Elliott went onto become the “foremother” of diversity training. Your Thoughts? [Read more...]

The Problem of White on White Crime

Imagine we regularly saw news coverage that talked like this: About the Bill O’Reilly that inspired the video above. Your Thoughts? [Read more...]

How To Tell People They Sound Racist

Jay Smooth has advice worth internalizing. Your Thoughts? [Read more...]

Intent Is Not Magic, But It Still Matters

Sometimes we hurt others without intending to do so. Often in these cases, we typically feel it a matter of paramount importance to clarify our intentions and demonstrate that they were not malicious, and that the harm our actions did was accidental. This makes sense and is legitimate in that whether we are perceived as [Read More...]

Prison House of Textbook History

This guest post is excerpted from Sikivu Hutchinson’s Godless Americana: Race and Religious Rebels. [Read more...]

Mormon Apologist Uses Photo of The Dead Bodies of Lynched Blacks As A Gag Prop [Updated With Screencaps of Scrubbed Images and Comments]

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A Mormon Professor who was rightly angry about slanders against his church resorted to an appallingly callous and implicitly racist means of sardonically satirizing the rumormongers. [Read more...]