Tubman’s Law (subset of Godwin’s Law) By trying to equate black racial oppression–which involved millions of people being taken away from their countries and carted across the sea, where many died or got horrible diseases, and then were used as free laborers and were more
Negro Leagues players’ payments upheld Major League Baseball is entitled to pay former Negro Leagues players $10,000 a year and provide medical coverage as compensation for their exclusion from the big leagues, a federal appeals court ruled Tuesday, rejecting a reverse-discrimination suit from a group
Even if you don’t live in New York, you should know about Overheard in New York and New York Overheard. I can’t breathe for laughing while reading the entries on these sites. What makes it even more fun is that, as a denizen of this
Sexism = Prejudice + Power Women cannot be sexist. Prejudiced, yes; sexist, no.
I live in California. San Diego to be exact. For those of you who never paid attention in geography class or are from Canada, San Diego is right on the border with France. Or Mexico, I forget which one. Either way, lots of people leave
Apropos of my post the other day, Tim Wise also has some thoughts on the “Race Card”. Recently, I was asked by someone in the audience of one of my speeches, whether or not I believed that racism–though certainly a problem–might also be something conjured
An ongoing series. Here’s something you need to understand before engaging me in any debate: Racism = Prejudice + Power By definition, Blacks and other minorities cannot be racist because they do not have insitutional, systemic power. The term Minority doesn’t even refer to a
For those of you coming due to the JV & Elvis thing, here’s an open thread just for you. Scream at me all ya want!
I’m going to be on the JV & Elvis show (92.3FM in NYC, around 9AM) this morning discussing race, I guess. (or this thing) I’m not quite sure what’s going to happen. however, I have a feeling that it will be a good time for
From the tone of this blog you may have guessed that I often get into heated discussions about race all over the internet. It’s true, I admit it. I am angry in many and varied forms. 98% of these discussions devolve quickly due to people’s