SocialisTexan: White people on racism →
angryfuckingliberal: People of color are incarcerated at a higher rate with greater sentences for the same charges faced by white people. “…” Unemployment is higher for POC than it is for white people. “Well, they should find jobs, then.” A disproportionate amount of people of color are living in poverty in the United States. “They should work harder.” POC are paid less than white people...
Anonymous asked: Regarding the V for Vendetta post and the apron comment, just thought I'd point out that there is nothing about the apron that should detract from his comment. A man wearing a traditionally feminine garment and being mocked for it is saying that women's clothes are inferior and thus a man should not be wearing it. Just saying, for a blog about racism, there's something sexist about...
drabo asked: Say a Pashtun man from Afghanistan or Pakistan lives in the United States. He has green eyes, brown hair, he looks just like a white man. He also happens to be a Muslim. Is he still privileged and better off then, say, your average African American? And how about a system in which whites are a minority, like in Zimbabwe? You still believe they cannot be discrimated against?
Anonymous asked: why do you think that all white people are racist? that's fucking ridiculous. there are people of all races that are very racist. i'm not saying that a lot of white people aren't, but i'm saying that a lot of people of color are, too.
ESPN has fired the writer who wrote a headline... →
dglsplsblg: BRAVO!!! BUT I hope the network puts in more checkpoints to keep this from happening in the future and by “checkpoints” I mean diversity in the editorial room. They need a Jamal/Jamilah. Only my #TWIBIU people will get that joke… And LOL: “My wife is Asian, would never intentionally say anything to disrespect her and that community,” Bretos said. Good to know...
How Tumblr staff reacts to things:
stfuconfederates: Blogs with racial/homophobic/transphobic/sexist/ableist slurs in their titles: Intensive oppressive cyber-bullying and hate speech: Death threats against the President of the United States: Missing E: Thanks Tumblr staff. Stay classy.
Lost and Searching In America: You say... →
babybutta: dumbthingswhitepplsay: wtfwhiteprivilege: lost-and-searching-in-america: Excuse me? Libertarianism is about total liberty and equality. I don’t see how racism fits into that at all. Your soul basis for you argument is that state rights somehow equal racism, oh, and you found some old newsletters that you’re trying to pin to Ron Paul… Letters he didn’t even write. But okay, I can...
You say Libertarians are racist?
lost-and-searching-in-america: Excuse me? Libertarianism is about total liberty and equality. I don’t see how racism fits into that at all. Your soul basis for you argument is that state rights somehow equal racism, oh, and you found some old newsletters that you’re trying to pin to Ron Paul… Letters he didn’t even write. But okay, I can play that game too. Democrats: Republicans: ...
somepolitics: sinidentidades: Seattle cop caught threatening to make up evidence A Seattle police officer has been caught on tape telling a recently arrested young African American man that he was going to make up evidence against him. Josh Lawson and Christopher Franklin were arrested at gunpoint in November of 2010 after police spotted them several blocks away from where an assault had been...
I have no purpose directly or indirectly to interfere with the institution of...– Abraham Lincoln - Lincoln Douglas Debates There’s your precious Lincoln, GOP. (via kaiserwilhelm)
A new study of more than 2,200 patients treated at... →
miseengarde: Other disturbing findings by this study include the following: after referral approximately 60% of Caucasian patients began the evaluation process, compared to 51% of African Americans; there were no significant differences in the proportion of patients completing the evaluation; and now the most disturbing, 71% of whites were placed on a waiting list and 30% got the new organ,...
I think we can all recognize that the “it’s a joke excuse” is the most...– Loose Talk: You can take your “just joking” and shove it. (via fox-power)
If you are a white woman and you want to call yourself a feminist, you must...– ladyatheist (via shakethecobwebs)
Thanks to The Daily What for linking to my post!
People have no problem paying $900 for an iPad, but paying $900 for a drug they...– Rick Santorum, speaking to the mother of a young boy in Colorado about the free market and prescription drug prices. She told Santorum her son’s medication could cost up to $1 million per year. One drug her son is taking is Abilify, which is used in children to treat schizophrenia; aggression...
Many saw the answer in a melting pot concept, but their tastes favored a stew...– - The Norton Anthology of African American Literature Best description of the “melting pot” ever. (via belldam)
Anonymous asked: Dr. Seuss was a racist. The same as anyone who benefits from white privilege. Was he an active promoter of this system? No. A thousand times no. I think as usual our absolutism is showing. Dr. Seuss engaged in racist art. Did he also recognize the importance of critical thinking in children, and the problems with prejudice that are developed at a young age? Yes. Dr. Seuss was a racist as well as...
Yes, I think it was appropriate. It was appropriate for the mood that was in the...– Arizona State Rep. Cecil Ash honestly suggesting that there be a state holiday to celebrate white people. Also the fear-mongering of “When White People are a minority” cracks me up. Clearly the real reason racial minorities celebrate their culture in America is because they are a statistical...