“The problem with this way of teaching is that it ignores the fact that racism is not about how different we are or who we “love or hate.” The primary manifestation of racism is structural, which means that our social and economic opportunities are pr
Check out Oh Word’s collection of 2006 top 5 lists. My faves: Top 5 Albums We Feel Comfortable Dismissing Without Even Hearing, Top 5 Albums Deleted Within Minutes of Downloading, Top 5 Things We’re Doing Now That Hip Hop Is Dead.
Local Fox station (KMSP – Minneapolis/St. Paul) shows video of a Barack Obama rally during a story about a sex offender’s sentencing. Look at the anchorman’s smirk when the clip finishes.
NativeVue profiles our friend Rob Schmidt from Newspaper Rock: “he’s a missionary of sorts, or maybe in keeping with his focus, a superhero. His mission, quite simply, is to dispel stereotypes of Native Americans in mainstream society”
“Hooray! It’s a landmark moment for Latinos on TV. A show by Latinos, with a Latino cast and a Latino storyline, adapted from a script born in Latin America, has taken the Golden Globe for Best Comedy, with America Ferrera taking home her own for Best Com
About 24: “So what are the morals of Ahmed Amar’s story? You can’t trust brown people, even the ones living in posh suburbs who speak with American accents. If they ever correct your pronunciation of their names, call the FBI right away.”
“The New York Times Magazine published a Chandra Prasad article (thanks, Tamasha) over the weekend on her quest to save her cousin from an arranged marriage in India. Her solution? Arrange her cousin’s marriage herself. To an Indian American, that is.”