Blogging Scandal: ‘Defiance’, Season 2, Episode 7.

Olivia’s #SenateBoo is obviously a placeholder and a plot contrivance. The show doesn’t take him seriously as a suitor for Olivia and neither should we. [...]

75 Things That Suck About Being Unemployed.

Today marks ten months since I was laid off from my last job. [...]

Here Is a Picture Of Jesse Jackson Playing Basketball With Marvin Gaye.

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This is the kind of thing that needs to be taught in history classes. [...]

Blogging The Real Housewives of Atlanta, Episode 4: Unmoved.

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Per the episode’s title, a good chunk of this episode was about Kim’s moving drama. Kinda boring, if you ask me. [...]

White Face, Black Lineage. So What?

Because regardless of how many black men are on Joe’s family tree (the violence of the metaphor is telling), Joe has lived his life as a blue-eyed, blond-haired white man. And, he will continue to live his life as such. [...]

An Honest Dialogue On Race.

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[View the story "#Whitewashing" on Storify]

Blogging The Real Housewives of Atlanta, Episode 3: Call Me Miss USA.

Last night, I quickly pondered watching the American Music Awards rather than Real Housewives of Atlanta, but then I realized that Kenya’s estrogen-drunk antics are more riveting than the award show and I turned. And what luck! Last night we were introduced to Porsha, the newest housewife, got another glimpse of Sweetie in her Juneteenth wig, and got a chance to run to the kitchen for snacks during Kim’s segment. [...]

Hard to Believe Racism Still Exists?

Uh, sure?

Hard to believe that this kind of behaviour still exists. America, you need to do something about your racists. hellothereracists.tumblr.com

— Matt Gemmell (@mattgemmell) November 15, 2012

 

In all seriousness, I find it both adorable and baffling when white people discover the reality of racial prejudice. Adorable, because, c’mon—it’s not hard to [...]