By Andrea Plaid
Usually, this review spotlights an item or two that the R’s Tumblizens have been checking out/liked/reblogged during the week.
This week, though? Let’s just say that folks were feeling quite a few of the posts, starting with one about some mystery posters appearing in Brooklyn’s Bed-Stuy neighborhood.
Racism Still Exists poster, via Colorlines.
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Harry Belafonte’s music moves in my mind and life like a childhood memory: I know he’s there and smile or dance when I hear one of his songs just for the little-kid joy it brings to me. (My personal cut: “Jump in the Line,” made famous again by Tim Burton’s
But he moves through my own political consciousness (budding back in the 80s) as one of the first celebrities to organize efforts to aid and stand in solidarity with African countries, from speaking out against apartheid in South Africa and co-organizing the musical benefit record “We Are the World” to now,
where he’s harshly criticized former president George W. Bush’s policies about Iraq.
However, Ms. Owner/Editrix, Latoya Peterson, who saw Belafonte’s
documentary not too long ago, breathlessly said at a recent Racialicious editorial meeting, “He is Racialicious.”