Oh how surprising. Racism on Digg. “A stereotypical and some might say, slightly offensive look at how Chinese speak English. ” SLIGHTLY??
“Imagine the unease about outsourcing now, except that these were “insourcing” Chinese people to the west. So the laborers came face to face with the people who were threatening their livelihoods. It wasn’t pretty.”
“In “Driven Out: The Forgotten War Against Chinese Americans,” she tells the story of the “thousands of Chinese people who were violently herded onto railroad cars, steamers or logging rafts, marched out of town or killed,” from the Pacific coast
Sedaris pulls her “ching chong” shit at BlogHer. Really glad I wasn’t there in person to fly off the handle.
“I want to be the black Madonna.” – Rihanna. I guess Rihanna doesn’t know that Madonna has been black, Italian, Latina, Asian and any other culture under the colonized sun. In order to be the black Madonna, Rihanna would first have to be white.
“Two weeks ago, Mila Miller, a black Canadian woman was the first top ten finalist eliminated from Canadian Idol. Last week, Khalila Glanville, another black Canadian woman, was the next to go. This week, Martha Joy Lim, a Portuguese-Filipina Canadian was
“In experiment after experiment…people’s mistakes, although rare, follow a pattern: they shoot more unarmed blacks than unarmed whites, and they fail to shoot more whites than blacks who turn out to be holding weapons.”
“Black Entertainment Television is not known as a popular source for animated programs, but the network is trying to change that with releases featuring the voices of actors Vin Diesel and Orlando Jones.”
“African American identity was built on two criteria: African ancestry and an ancestral connection to chattel slavery…The second was assumed: If you were black in this country, somebody in your family had been enslaved.”
“Formed a decade ago by Juan Miguel Mas, this company of obese dancers has become a cultural phenomenon in Cuba, breaking stereotypes here of dance, redefining the aesthetics of beauty and, along the way, raising the self-esteem of heavyset people.”
“According to the lawsuit the Chicago Niketown store and its managers used racial slurs against its black employees and shoppers, segregated jobs so that the higher paid jobs went to white workers…”
“The German bookmarking service removed their logo. The laughing Asian Wong is gone – American users were outraged over the depiction and accused the German creators of racism”
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