By Joseph Orosco This “heat map” shows the enormous use of the hashtag #jesuischarlie since Wednesday’s horrific attack by Al Qaeda in Yemen militants.
Tag Archive: white supremacy
By William J. Jackson Trayvon Martin’s brother is Jahvaris Fulton. He just graduated from college.
By William J. Jackson Dear Barack Hussein Obama. Folks locking their doors when you walk by is nothing. Getting mistaking for a parking valet is nothing.
The Black Buck’s HollaBack at Shoshana Roberts in a fight against Rob’ing us in their ignorant Bliss
By William J. Jackson By now you’ve probably heard that the uppity negro class is not amused with the insidious exploitation of color’d folk in poverty in this strategically edited video for capital gain. Yes… That is my charge. That there was no mistake made and it was all intentional.
By Phoenix Calida Regarding voting- over the last few days I’ve been told I’m everything from “fucking stupid” to ignorant, to uniformed because I vote. I’m none of those things, and people need to stop assuming what I know.
By Mark Naison That is a great question. I teach a senior seminar on Affirmative Action where we deal with the doctrine of “disparate impact” which has been substantially weakened by the Supreme Court since the court affirmed it in the 1971 case Griggs v Duke Power.
By Harsha Walia Regarding the incident in Ottawa yesterday: 1. Immediately characterize the suspects as racialized (“suspects appear dark”) and link to an Othered political or religious ideology (if possible, not only link, but prove that violence is inherent to said religion or culture).
By Chris Crass I pray for the days when white college students riot against racist policing, riot against mass incarceration and rise up in love and rage for the ways that we, as white people, have been sold a pack of white supremacist lies.
By Phoenix Callida The goal is to make you feel worthless. The goal is to make you shut up. The goal is to make you feel hopeless. But it’s a lie. All of it.
By William J. Jackson When these news stories and topics come up with un-armed folks of color getting gunned down and the prison industrial complex, I don’t sit quietly and let them be called isolated incidents.
By Joseph Orosco We are currently halfway into National Hispanic Heritage Month (NHHM). I asked my students in two classes if they knew anything about it and most had no notion of when it started or when it ended in the calendar. They got the general idea that it was about honoring the contribution of Latin@s to US American…