The amount of white whine in comments for the... →
madamethursday: The amount of white whine in comments for the poster about racism and “fair skin” is kind of making me facepalm so much right now. Oh, fellow white people. That ad? Was mild. It was a mild and rather polite way of trying to tell you something that’s been an obvious fact of…
things i have learned from sociology
—i am not a beautiful snowflake.
This happened in Mexico, please reblog! →
lipstick-feminists: submission from didistarfish: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=fRfEOvHbRy4&lc=6oIyZx-EvBwa0JRTD_Pefrn7iqKojdfwqTrtNxTNvxw This video is about Nicole , a mexican woman reporting to the mexican authorities in Mexico City that a man in the apartment building in front of hers has been…
THINGS WHITE ACTIVISTS SAY TO PEOPLE OF COLOUR →
youarenotyou: TRANSCRIPT ! (contains n word) Power to the people! No, it’s okay. I’ve read bell hooks. I totally understand racism now. I mean, I’m dating a black girl. But… you look white, so why do you even care? Obama’s my n——! Wait, am I allowed to say that around you? I mean like, we’re talking about sexism here and you’re getting way off topic with your race issues! ...
The language of GOP racial politics is heavy on euphemisms that allow the...– Juan Williams, not backing down from the question he posed to Newt Gingrich. (via liberalsarecool) WORD. and let’s not forget Mitt Romney’s campaign promise to “Keep America American.” these a-holes rely heavily on certain notions of what is “American” or “Real America” that have little do with...
Historical Timelines of Institutional Racism →
darkjez: History of Racist U.S. Laws If the struggle against oppression is that of memory against forgetting, then it is of primary importance that we look to the past to learn about a long line of xenophobic, racist laws that were once widely accepted by the mainstream public. MORE »> Race Timeline: Race, Science and Social Policy An interactive overview of historical events...
Gender is complex, and gender- differentiated behavior comes in a wide...– 5 Things Society Unfairly Expects of Men | Gender | AlterNet (via sociolab)
It's hard to see racism when you're white →
ethiopienne: super-eklectic1: adding this to the whiteness post… ooooh me gusta.
You are beautiful; but learn to work, for you cannot eat your beauty.– Congolese Proverb (via dynamicafrica)
Okay………… so white woman goes to... →
thebaddominicana: notyourkinddear: Okay………… so white woman goes to non-white country and says that she was “objectified” for her white skin by the men there. It happens. I’m not saying cat-calls and objectification are okay, because I don’t think they are ever okay. But. I am so…
"No Longer Colorblind" →
reading the comments on this article makes me want to vomit AND get violent. it never ceases to amaze how fucking creative people get with the racist bullshit they say.
“I’m Not Saying That...I’m Just Saying That” →
racismschool: One of the greatest dismissive tools white people use is the “Yes but No.” You’ve heard it a million times. “I’m not saying that racism isn’t bad, I’m just saying that all people are a little bit racist.” or my favorite, “Yes, racism is terrible. I experienced it when I was…
reasons i would make an excellent housewife
—my idea of a fun saturday afternoon consists of cleaning my entire house in my bra and short shorts while drinking mimosas and listening to fleetwood mac’s rumours. I KNOW I KNOW I’M REALLY A CATCH Y’ALL.
Nearly 1 in 5 Women in U.S. Survey Report [Rape] |... →
mohandasgandhi: stfurapeculture: I amended the title up there because it was actually incorrect. One in 5 women in this study reported rape. A far greater number reported sexual assault that did not meet the study’s definition of rape. Actual report is here if anyone wants to check it out. It should also be noted this was a telephone survey that only included people 18 and older. Given the...
South African cardiologist/mad scientist accused... →
ethiopienne: steviemcfly: Not the Onion. BUT WE LIVE IN A POST-RACIAL SOCIETY OKAY!?!!!!11!!!!
When you say to a person of color “When I see you, I don’t see you as black! I...– Jane Elliot on the absurdity and invalidation of claims of “Color Blindness” by white folk (via brazenbitch) Thank you. (via mehreenkasana) Oh, this is wonderful. (via ethiopienne)
the only way to master love is to practice love. you don’t need to justify your...– don miguel ruiz (via humanphotography)
Dumb Things White People Say: Three goals of being... →
dumbthingswhitepplsay: There are three things all allies need to aspire to: 1) Learning. This is base learning; getting the lingo, getting the philosophy behind what lingo is good and what is charged, the various terms that people in the group in question use, and whether that same lingo might be cool in one group and…
Black Teen Forced Into Noose Over White Girl: Cops... →
iggyjack: (NEWSER) – Three Chicago teenagers have been arrested after placing a noose around a black student’s neck at knifepoint because of his relationship with a white girl, according to law enforcement authorities. “I feel they were serious, and that if I didn’t get out of the house when I did, I might not even be here. I might be dead,” Joshua Merritt, 17, told the Chicago Tribune. The three...