Side Eye Headlines - Teachers Attend 'White... →
[Via New York Collective of Radical Educators who summed it up best, “the struggle continues”] Sidenote: did anybody see this and think of Uncle Ruckus from the Boondocks? Where did they find this dude??
Derailing For Dummies: Making Discrimination... →
CONGRATULATIONS, YOU HAVE PRIVILEGE! Just follow this step-by-step guide to Conversing with Marginalised People™ and in no time at all you will have a fool-proof method of derailing every challenging conversation you may get into, thus reaping the full benefits of every privilege that you have.
Side Eye Headlines: Jersey City Schools Chief Says... →
Oppressive language does more than represent violence; it is violence; does more...– Toni Morrison | Nobel Lecture, 1993
Side Eye Headlines: Italian Basketball Players to... →
Demi and Ashton’s Anti-Child Sex Slavery PSAs Miss... →
Ya’ll know I appreciate using humor to raise awareness of important social issues. So, although I do think it’s generally very, very difficult to find the funny in child sex slavery, that’s not really my criticism of these star-studded new PSAs created by Ashon Kutcher and Demi Moore. It’s just, well, take a look… Here. are. some. more. What?! Real men use household appliances, maintain...
The White People Singing Songs by Black People...
So there is definitely a genre of YouTube memes that is primarily white people singing songs non white people are famous for, often in a soft acoustic-y way. There are of course no rules in music that say that the songs white people sing can only be covered by white musicians, black artists covered by black musicians, etc. Music, at is best really, is a combination of many influences and many...
Try Again. Fail again. Fail better.– Samuel Beckett
Summer Book Club Is About To Be On Point
So my sister got me this for my birthday: The New Jim Crow: Mass Incarceration in the Age of Colorblindness - Michelle Alexander My freind got me Tina Fey’s Bossypants And with the money my mom gave me I bought myself: Manning Marable’s Malcolm X: A Life of Reinvention
The Limits of a WOC Feminist Stance Within the... →
…Only approximately 2,000 women in France actually cover their faces, making the law not only symbolic, but a deliberate attempt at controlling a community that is already victim of extensive police harassment and xenophobia. Women have already started to be arrested for covering their faces by police. The context may be different, but state mandates and coercion on what should be on or...
The Word - Buy and Cellulite. Unilever creates armpit insecurity among women so it can make money selling the solution. ….what does a sexy armpit even look like?? (brings me back to an old post I did about the corporate contradictions of Dove’s campaigns…the womp womp continues)
Sexism, Transphobia, and Toemageddon: The Daily Show Looks at the Media’s Coverage of a Pink Nail Polished Boy WHAT IS WRONG WITH YOU?