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Yearly Archives: 2006

How to Suppress Discussions of Racism

The brilliant LJer coffeeandink authord a brilliant article called “How to Suppress Discussions of Racism” in the tradition of How to Suppress Women’s Writing (which you should also read). Tired of discussions of racism in literature, television, and film? Worn out from the unexpected criticism

Cannibals of the Caribbean

There are spoilers for the new Pirates movie in this post. I warned you. There’s been some talk around the blogosphere about a section of the new Pirates of the Caribbean movie. Specifically, the part where Jack Sparrow and the crew are captured by some

Good Hair, Kinky Hair

Anyone who knows me knows that I don’t spend a lot of time worrying about what I look like. I certainly make sure I’m neat and clean when I walk out of the door, but you will never find me amongst the ranks of women

Ann Coulter, Talk to the Hand

Two things. 1. I’ve decided I’m going to start an internet fight with Ann Coulter. I plan on using the “White is Coming” PSP ad as the banner for it. Fitting, right? Stay tuned for action on this point in the near future. 2. I

Rebuttles to Stupid Statements

I read Steven Barnes’ blog and wonder why I bother to blog at all… he says it all and then says a little bit more. He rocks. Slavery Was Fair To Slaves. Yeah, Right. Over the weekend, I spoke with one of the few black

Presented Without Comment

An ad from the Netherlands: (click to enlarge) Consider this an open thread. Found via blackfolks. ETA: I said I wouldn’t comment, but I lied. Someone pointed me to this article, which elicited this response: Sony is being disingenuous about the message their ad for

Some Things You Need to Understand #3

This one comes from LJ user stickykeys633 in the blackfolk community: Dear lovely white people in real life, The people who can rightfully declare racism to be over? Are the people to which the racism is happening. Don’t worry, we’ll let you know. Yes, yes,