“I’ve noticed that people protesting the loudest against use of the word “cracker” don’t make class arguments…Instead, they make racism-equivalence arguments to try and prove the people of color are persecuting them. “Why don’t I get to be a
“Last week Gregory Rodriguez debunked the idea that Latinos wouldn’t support a black person running for office, and the Pew survey now debunks the media narrative of simmering hostility between both communities. “
Racialicious’s Latoya Peterson is now writing for The American Prospect! “Barack Obama has captured the spirit of hip hop. Not because of his racial identity or his oratory skills, but because his policies and approach to politics…”
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“Dozens of words in the German language, from “degenerate” to “final solution,” have become taboo because of their use by the Nazis. A new dictionary of Third Reich terms provides a guide through the linguistic minefield.”
“Oprah spit hot fire at those women who call her a traitor for backing Obama, saying: i’m a free woman. and being free means you get to think for yourself, and you get to decide for yourself what to do.”
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