“Because in the underlying logics of white supremacy, she is automatically by default worthy in her whiteness, and he is by default suspect and less-than and unworthy, and he has to prove otherwise by insane standards.”
“I was talking the other day to a prominent Republican who asked me what I thought John McCain’s strongest issues would be in the general election… “Race. McCain runs against Barack Obama and the race vote is worth maybe 15 percent to McCain.”
My fave feature on Stereohyped. This is the Hillary Clinton edition.
“Riots in Denver, the Democrat Convention would see to it that we don’t elect Democrats,” Limbaugh said during Wednesday’s radio broadcast.” Hmm…if a black man were to talk about some riots on air… – LDP
“Breaking the mold of stereotypical roles intended for Asian Americans, the two leads — John Cho and Kal Penn — provide the foundation for a movie that doesn’t involve martial arts or a Far East caricature.”
“I feel like Hollywood is a little behind the curve usually in terms of what America is ready to accept from a cultural standpoint,” said Hurwitz. “Filmgoers are a bit savvier than they are given credit for.”
“Hunter told the Press-Enterprise of Riverside, Calif., that until the last couple of years, he regularly heard racist taunts when visiting Fenway as a member of the Minnesota Twins.”
“The grand opening of the new national media-focused Newseum April 11 was a big letdown for anyone who expected to see [...] items featuring the vast culture and story of American Indian and tribal media.”
“The study highlights that in countries such as France and Spain, people are choosing to adopt healthy, white children from abroad rather than children in their own country who are mainly from ethnic minorities.”
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