Children should not have to navigate the same racism that they experience at schools in their own homes.
Category: Current Events
Black Lives Matter, but everything ain’t Black Lives Matter
The Black Lives Matter organization is one of the scores of organizations that are invested in the liberation of Black people and the dismantling of systemic racism. There are also scores of grassroots organizations and groups that are acting under the presupposition that’s Black Lives Matter, but are themselves not aligned with the organization. There… Continue reading Black Lives Matter, but everything ain’t Black Lives Matter
No, Donald Trump isn’t under demonic attack; White Evangelicals are just racist as Hell
White Evangelicalism is in love with power and they imagine they are being persecuted when they perceive that they are losing that power.
Pete Buttigieg, Donald Trump, and the privilege of inexperience
White folks, especially white men, get the privilege of boasting in their inexperience and touting it as an asset.
Kirk Franklin shows us why Black folks need to be wary of “multicultural, multiethnic” Christian spaces
Kirk Franklin's treatment by the Dove Awards shows us why Black folks need to be wary of "multicultural, multiethnic" Christian spaces
Dear Dr. Carson: I can’t “move beyond” my skin and hair
Dear Dr. Ben Carson, I was rooting for you in the GOP debate. I was annoyed with the first question they asked you (though you answered it better than I had expected). I was indignant when minutes had passed and you hadn't had the opportunity to speak. I liked your idea of a proportional tax… Continue reading Dear Dr. Carson: I can’t “move beyond” my skin and hair
What Bill Cosby is teaching us about sexual assault, victim blaming, and sexual politics
What Bill Cosby is teaching us about sexual assault, victim blaming, and sexual politics When I saw the headlines about Bill Cosby being accused of sexual assault, I was one of maybe 20 people in the US who weren't totally shocked. It's not that I have anything against Cosby or have any reason to suspect… Continue reading What Bill Cosby is teaching us about sexual assault, victim blaming, and sexual politics
The NFL and the Falcons don’t know where London, England is located
The NFL and the Falcons don't know where London, England is located Can you spot the mistake? I don't know whether to laugh or cry. This is the most American thing they could have possibly done: Insult not just a city, but an entire country before you even get there. How you gonna talk all… Continue reading The NFL and the Falcons don’t know where London, England is located
Reclining your airplane seat just got real
Reclining your airplane seat just got real It's gettin realer denamug up in these skies, y'all. In the past week or so, there have been three stories of airplane passengers getting into fights because somebody reclined their seat and the other person had a problem with it. In each of these incidents, the flights had… Continue reading Reclining your airplane seat just got real
Party pooper pops beach ball then applauds himself
Party pooper pops beach ball then applauds himself http://youtu.be/msK-AxeHzlo In what can only be described as the ultimate party poop, some guy at a University of Arizona vs. University of Nevada, Las Vegas football game decided that the crowd's lighthearted volleying of a beach ball needed to come to an end. He also felt that… Continue reading Party pooper pops beach ball then applauds himself