No joke! State Rep. Cecil Ash is suggesting it’s time for whiteness to get its formal recognition in lieu of all these brown and black folks getting their own holidays and special months. The lawmaker supposedly made the recommendation during a debate with a democratic lawmaker in Arizona’s state house: “I wanted to speak to […]
I wish I was kidding, but I’m not. H/T to Mother Jones for making this type of propaganda known to the public. A memo on Monday was circulated by Republican members on the House judiciary committee on Monday before Arizona Republican Rep. Trent Franks’ Susan B. Anthony and Frederick Douglass Prenatal Nondiscrimination Act’s scheduled markup. The memo seems […]
httpv://www.youtube.com/watch?v=kxw4uZAezaI This ish is bananas, y’all. Michigan U.S. Senate candidate Pete Hoesktra is in hot water for perpetuating racist Asian stereotypes from a campaign ad that ran during last night’s Super Bowl. For those who don’t want to watch the ad, here’s a transcript of what the young woman says: “Thank you, Michigan Senator Debbie Spenditnow. Debbie […]
I actually like Roland Martin. Not only are his tweets and Facebook postings humorous, but he also gives some of the best political insight that’s available for us who live outside The Beltway. So, I was disappointed to see Martin play into long-standing gender stereotypes with tweets he made about a commercial during Sunday’s Super […]
httpv://vimeo.com/35734345 This is probably one of my favorite installment of shit/things [insert group of people] say to [insert another group of people] videos. Every white, cis, feminist, anarchist, anti-capitalism activist needs to watch this video as I’m sure they’ve on occasion made these absurd, ignorant statements in the name of being progressive.