A Question For “The Colored Man” On C-SPAN

“May I speak now?” “Yes, Ma’am!” “I’m 90 years old and I just wanted to ask the colored man, why don’t colored people instead of seeing what we did to them, why don’t they see what we did for them. They talk about the slavery but since they’ve given welfare, free medicine, free everything.” “Ma’am, [Read More...]

Xenophobia Distilled In Song Form

Maybe when Cartman communicates all these sentiments at once, the xenophobia and racism in them might become a little clearer for all those out there who like to insist that they are of course definitely not racist (how could anyone imply such a thing??) but just wish there were not so many minorities being alive, [Read More...]

How To Tell People They Sound Racist

Wise advice: Thanks to Feminist Philosophers. Your Thoughts? [Read more...]

Maddow Vs. O’Reilly

Dr. Maddow slaps Mr. O’Reilly back most enjoyably: Visit msnbc.com for breaking news, world news, and news about the economy Your Thoughts? [Read more...]

The Tea Party’s Forebears

(via) Your Thoughts? [Read more...]

Coates, With An Appeal To Hitchens, On The Confederate Flag

What to make of those in the south who claim the Confederate flag as part of a properly American southern heritage?  Ta-Nehisi Coates is eloquent: But people can fly the Confederate Flag and have a serious, evidently credible argument, about its “precise meaning,” mostly because of a long historical fight to make the Civil War, [Read More...]

My Baby Is Black!

Apparently this is a vintage 27 second TV spot for an actual 1960′s exploitation film: via postbourgie (which also has a good post on the cop video from earlier). Your Thoughts? [Read more...]

Ebert On The Arizona Mural Story

Sometimes, there’s just no excerpting from a piece, you just have to insist people read the whole thing.  Read Roger Ebert’s whole piece on how we come to think and feel as we do with respect to race and the consequences of what we do about it. Your Thoughts? [Read more...]

Radio Host Fired After Pressuring Arizona To Change A Mural Explains Himself

This image is part of a mural, based on photographs of students from the Arizona school on whose outer wall it is painted.  Radio host  Steve Blair fomented baseless anti-minority outrage among his listeners, leading the school to decide to “lighten up” the image of the boy in the foreground so he looked “happier”.  Blair [Read More...]


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