“when you proclaim that you’re colorblind, what you’re really implying is that race doesn’t matter in America. While it’s true that race is not a biological reality, it is a very real social construct that has a profound impact on our lives.”
Read about the students’ demands: “We demand that Columbia expand ethically, support Ethnic Studies, reform the Core Curriculum, and improve administrative support for students of color, students of faith, and LGBTQ students”
““What do you mean you love her?” the officer asked, his tone flat and dry. “What’s love?” I sat quietly, amused that we were discussing the definition of love with a Homeland Security officer”
“Here are a few things we love about our hair and a few things you might not know about African-American hair”
“The true face of ancient Egypt’s boy king Tutankhamen was revealed to the public for the first time on Sunday since he died in mysterious circumstances more than 3000 years ago.”
“Distrust has deepened after the Chadian authorities’ decision to prosecute six charity workers and 11 other Europeans over the failed attempt to fly 103 children out of the central African country.”
“Assistant Homeland Security Secretary Julie Myers, who oversees illegal export investigations…has apologized for condoning a Halloween party costume depicting a black dread locked prisoner.”
“My wife and I adopted a wonderful boy nine years ago. My mother was not thrilled (she has too many issues to cover in just one column) but after several months finally warmed to him.”
“The current economic strategy is to take poor black kids, put them in jail in rural areas, and give poor white kids jobs as guards in that prison. That is the economic strategy.”
“The book, about an orphan raised by Cherokee parents, was acclaimed when it first came out in the 1970s, but it was revealed shortly after that the author was a white supremacist and KKK member”
Oppression olympics alert! ““It’s O.K. in this country to be sexist…It’s certainly not O.K. to be racist. I think if Barack Obama had been attacked for two hours — well, I don’t think Barack Obama would have been attacked for two hours.”
“The effect was to have the black communties police and stifle their own behavior (don’t rebel, don’t demand your rights, look down, don’t question, don’t complain) in order to avoid a similar fate.”
“our national effort to stamp out racism is beginning to look like a game of Celebrity Whac-A-Mole, and between the ex-Kramer and Dog the Bounty Hunter, we’re not even taking out quality targets.”
Simmons said: “everyone should want for each other what they want for themselves. If you’re a Jew, you should fight Islamophobia. If you’re a Muslim, you should fight anti-Semitism. That’s your job.”
ROFL!!!! “It’s just wrong to expect men to vote for you because you smell like Aqua Velva and cigar smoke, because you own a huge ranch and the Western wear to prove it, because you think America needs a “commanding Daddy” to torture the bad guys.”
“For cable networks, Sharpton is the gift that keeps on giving. He provides an easily disposable villain, a simple out for his most loyal constituency: white racists.”
“Two Pearland High School students have been charged with disorderly conduct after a security guard saw them hanging a noose in the high school parking lot.”
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