Racism will die off with old people. The fact that racism has spanned all of American history — and before the United States was officially that — shows that this is false. The statement also forfeit’s responsibility for tackling racism in its current forms in society, tasking future generations to take it on. I don’t… Read More Supposedly Progressive Statements That Need to Die
It’s the trend that ignorant white people are on fleek with, and they’re NOT YAAAAAS KWEEN-ing about it: being called racist. As social media has given a voice to the voiceless (people of color), said voices are regularly crowing about white people’s many societal missteps. And white people, sometimes known as “wypipo” when engaging in… Read More Don’t Want to be Called ‘Racist’?
(Former?) NFL quarterback Colin Kaepernick’s silent protest of police brutality, done during the national anthem before games last season by sitting on one knee instead of standing, immediately sent shockwaves through bigoted America. This past month, as more black athletes in the NFL and NBA protested in solidarity, bigoted America, led by bigot-in-chief Donald Trump,… Read More Alternatives for Fans Who Just Wanna Watch Football
While walking back from the local laundromat in my San Francisco neighborhood this morning, I ran across an elderly white woman and her two (unleashed) dogs. (Please, please leash your dogs, people.) Said lady was oblivious to the world — including me and her dogs — as I passed by. But heading in the opposite direction… Read More Here’s Why This Black Person is Pissed
The rhetoric-charged U.S. presidential race has infiltrated discussion outlets online (e.g. your annoying friends on Facebook and Twitter) and offline, touching upon social, racial, and economic divides like never before. The workplace in particular has become a hotbed of political strife, and research has proven that blood is boiling because of the partisan politics. That… Read More Entitlement and Threats
Williams’ words affected me more than how cultural appropriation is displayed on a macro level. On a personal tip, I’ve seen how people view me through my entertainment choices, as well as my manner of speech and dress. … Read More Appropriation and Shame