Hat tip to Highjive. “Hollywood movies have played a leading role in the stereotyping of African Americans…So, on Oscar weekend, I thought it might be useful to compose of a list of Tinseltown’s Top Ten Racist Movies.”
“no story is more buried, none more shameful, none more important to understand than how our nation treated the Chinese…As early as 1850, California began to adopt discriminatory laws aimed at taxing the newcomers more than other foreigners in order to
“Well, now that the Jolie-Pitt family is to be 1/3 Asian, I fully expect that next, instead of talking about having a rainbow family, Miss A will soon begin referring to herself as Asian American. Or Asian Earthling.”
“For black women, weaves are touted as our solution to our problem of un-femininity, for white women, their baldness is seen as an indicator of their personal problems…she strays too far, she’s treated like an abomination of femininity, an embarrassme
Thanks Kimberly! “Throughout the film, Hurt presses a number of hot-button issues – including violence, homophobia and sexism – that permeate rap culture but which rappers rarely address directly. “(tags: hiphop)
Thanks Colin! ” Sunday was the first Illinois basketball game since the university announced this school year will be the last for Chief Illiniwek, the school’s 81-year-old American Indian mascot.”
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