There’s a HUGE difference between being a clueless teenager and being a shitty young adult who uses racist bullshit to advance their career. Until very recently, I was willing to wait and see if Cyrus was going to learn and grow, and hopefully fucking apologize, but with all this? Fuck that. She’s an asshole who…
The civil unrest that followed the acquittal of four Los Angeles police officers whose brutal beating of Rodney King was caught on film has been etched into American history—“The Rodney King riots” shorthand for the events also known as the Los Angeles Uprising.
I’m really surprised by the defense of private schools over in the Park School article. I really expected people on here to be more pro-public-ed. My feelings are that we would prefer to send our daughter to public school even though my husband went to private school until 8th grade. His experience wasn’t bad but…
and you plan on seeing Fences or Hidden Figures or Moonlight.
Presented without comment, except to say that Desmond Cole writes spot on stuff, IMO.
This is a real convo that happened between two white girls
Rep. Tammy Duckworth is challenging Sen. Mark Kirk for his U.S. Senate seat in Illinois, and the incumbent unleashed an incredible comment about her mixed-race heritage during tonight’s debate in Springfield.
The Cleveland Indians are on their biggest national stage since their last visit to the ALCS in 2007, and the franchise is celebrating by rubbing its racism in the faces of every person tuning in to watch baseball at the peak of its season. It’s a very strange thing.
that Donald Trump is going to give a “major speech” on Monday, laying out his case against Hilary Clinton. He’s drawing much of his material for it from a book called “The Clintons’ War On Women, co-written by this guy.
Show them this
Here’s the full report of the attack on the young WOC assaulted by white supremacists at Trump's rally in Kentucky
Two-time Oscar-nominated writer Julie Delpy said that sometimes she wished she was African American, saying “there’s nothing worse than being a woman in this business” at a panel organised by the Wrap at the Sundance film festival.
By which I mean PLEASE for the love of God, White people, take proactive steps to teach your children to never be these little assholes. WTF???
This time they’re parading through the streets of Dearborn with rifles to to protest “Muslim colonization” on Saturday October 10th.
So a couple of weeks back I asked you guys for advice about a YA panel I was moderating with two authors about discrimination and racism in YA literature, and you guys came through like only brilliant people can.
ETA: Thanks so much for the suggestions and help guys! I really appreciate everything. To clarify: this event was just sort of dropped on me and I'm doing the best I can with what I've got, but I don't have much power in this situation and I want to make sure that we can have an intelligent, respectful discussion and…
Last week, a batshit racist trashbag in line at IHOP began screaming at a Latina mom minding her own business to “speak English!,” when said mom was simply having a conversation with her son, Carlos Vasquez. Latina mom straight up speaks English and, triumphantly, yelled back, “Shut up! You’re stupid!”