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Category Archives: Bigotry & Prejudice

Race, Heritage, & Reality

Back in 2009, I wrote a post about race & self-identification and how being Black & X is treated differently than any other form of being multiracial. (The comments were special & filled with wank from someone determined to insist that being multiracial in America

What Price A Black Girl’s Life?

A thing I’m noticing in pop culture is this idea that black women can’t be traumatized by anything that happens to them. Usually when a female character is sexually assaulted/kidnapped/abused it works to make the audience sympathetic to that character. We certainly see that trope

Langston Hughes: Let America Be America Again

Let America be America again.Let it be the dream it used to be.Let it be the pioneer on the plainSeeking a home where he himself is free.
(America never was America to me.)
Let America be the dream the dreamers dreamed—Let it be that great strong la…

BlackAmazon on the Angry Black Girl


Right Above the lying black girl is the angry one
The actual problem with the angry black girl? IS that above all odds against all things she usually has circumvented the other stereotype plotholes prescribed to her.
She isn’t ” ghett…

The Good Sideshow Freaks…


“That much media coverage of the Duggars focuses on their normality and stability is in sharp contrast to the coverage of another large family in the media spotlight, the family of “Octomom” Nadya Suleman. Suleman’s motives, parenti…