We’re in the time of the year where Christmas music is piped throughout retail stores, there is an abundance of cream of mushroom soup and fried onions on shelves, and rotten pumpkins are festering on porches: It’s the holidays, y’all! The holidays are also known for gatherings with family, and boy are those gatherings fraught… Read More Talk To Your Relatives!
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