Hat tip to Oh Word. “Panthro – He was voiced by Earl Hyman (Bill Cosby’s dad from the Cosby Show). He was bald headed. He used nunchucks. He was the pilot and the mechanic. He was Cheetara’s secret lover. How could he not be number one?”
“Turns out that this year the giant toy maker is launching a new -revised- version of a Cinco de Mayo Barbie. Yep, she’s cute, she looks very “Mexican” and she surely looks proud to have won over the French in some obscure battle in Puebla.”
“Yesterday Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) made the Chicago Latino community their latest target. Searching the Latino Little Village and its strip mall on the Southwest Side of the city yielded over a hundred arrests.”
“Many have charged that this musical genre is degrading to women, with lyrics that sing the praises of the perreo and which many say reduce women to mere sex objects, perpetuating the negative stereotype of an oversexed Latino macho.”
“Miss Mexico caused quite a stir with her choice of traditional dress for the Miss Universe pageant…the billowing, hoop skirt adorned with sketches of Catholic rebels hanging from posts. Rosaries and scapulars hung from the bullet-studded, bandolier bel
“we will be happy to let you know when we think a politician or public figure is being patronizing and pandering to us racially speaking. As a group, generally we’ve got a pretty good handle on the whole racism thing. We don’t need your help…”
“We didn’t get a run down about how informants/ snitches in the form of ‘house niggas’ were the ones who doomed numerous slave revolts including the one lead by Nat Turner. We didn’t hear about government programs like Cointel-pro…”
“It also seeks to portray Obama as a DC insider and “not authentically black”. Al Sharpton is portrayed as a greedy opportunist shouting incoherently through a megaphone. Most insulting is the “dialect” accent the Sharpton cariacature is given”
“Blacks already feeling the pinch from a housing shortage in the New Orleans area after Hurricane Katrina are facing racial discrimination in their search for rental property, a survey by housing advocates found”
“Let’s be honest. The sexism in hip-hop is indefensible, and it just makes dudes look like clowns defending it. Yes, there’s a lot of respect for mothers in hip-hop. But, no, that doesn’t make it any easier for young women who love hip-hop and/or ma
Hat tip to Ninja Pants. “[Don Imus] was articulating a message…The aesthetics of hip-hop culture…can be absorbed into American popular culture like any other disposable product without any effort or responsibility on the part of the consumer.”
“people seem a little too eager to elide the difference between providing information that will protect public safety, and selling out your friends.”
“The irony of course is that Roberts is a true believer that Western tradition of racism, colonialism, but if you just watched the mainstream media a week ago you would assume that the n-word was invented by Snoop Dog.”
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