“Stern. It’s that word that riles me. A looming parent shaking his finger at the black community. If you watch the clip, or read the transcript, one quickly realizes it was hardly the scolding CNN would like us to believe.”
“The film’s wide-ranging and mostly superficial structure [...] recalls alternately the Michael Apted’s Up series and The Real World, a mix of pop cultural reportage and current events documentation.”
The article is one thing; the comments are another. Well worth a read, but take a breath first. – LDP
Jackson Free Press editor Donna Ladd talks about race and segregation, and the annoying tendancy of Northerners to pretend that race issues are so much worse in the South, when voluntary segregation is everywhere. Five minutes long. – LDP
“When Barack Obama, whose mother was white, identifies himself as black, and when Bill Richardson, whose father was white, identifies himself as Hispanic, who is white?”
“Many efforts have helped increase the number of women and ethnic minorities in college presidencies the past two decades, but Asian Americans have not kept pace with other historically underrepresented demographics.”
“”I’m really glad that white people are stepping up to critique white culture, because in general white people like to deny that there is such a thing as white culture,” Ayo says.”
“Swapping “tribal” for “ethnic” without questioning the underlying framework is indeed less racist, but scarcely more accurate or illuminating. In fact, the label “ethnic conflict” is itself a loaded term, downplaying political or economic cau
“Cleveland Brown — a cartoon voiced by a white guy — is the only minority character to anchor a new series in 2008-09. What gives? As the broadcast networks prepare a predominantly white fall schedule, we examine where all the color has gone”
“Many Sanskrit speakers, though, believe that the camps are a steppingstone to a higher goal: turning back the clock and making Sanskrit modern India’s spoken language.”
“Racism is empowered by silence, she said. “To keep it in silence is to show acceptance, whether you mean to or not, or it just allows them to flourish without any opposition; either case is not acceptable,” she said.”
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