Sh*t white girls say to black girls–or sh8*t black women have to put up with

While many of the Sh*t [insert race and/or gender here] say videos are widely stereotypical and not flattering, this one caught my eye. While the woman, Franchesca Ramsey, portraying the white woman in the video exaggerates the worst stereotypes about young white women, I can’t say the message or the generalized statements in the skits […]

Robin Thicke, Essence need to apologize to black women

It appears the In Thing to do in the black community–bash black women and our relationship woes–hasn’t been lost on whiteness. In an interview with Essence Magazine, R&B singer Robin Thicke joined in the fury against black women and offered his two cents on dating and relationships. ESSENCE: The media often tells Black women that they’re better […]

Sensenbrenner: Michelle Obama has “large posterior”

No First Lady’s body has been picked apart, criticized and laughed at as much as Michelle Obama’s figure. Wisconsin Republican Congressman Jim Sensenbrenner is the latest public figure to give his two cents on Obama’s body. Rep. Jim Sensenbrenner (R-Wisc.), known for his cantankerous ways and for not speaking to media unless it’s his idea, was overheard at […]

South African singer “has a passion to be white”

This video is particularly sad. South African Kwaito artist Mshoza is publicly declaring her efforts to bleach her skin to be as white as Christina Aguilera. The singer went on the popular Motswato talk show to talk about her ambitions. The interviewer Penny Lebyane sat in disbelief and appeared mystified by the singer’s questions. The […]

Bill targets race, sex-specific abortion

People just don’t trust black women and other women of color and one U.S. House of Representatives member is proving this to be a fact. A bill titled Susan B. Anthony and Frederick Douglass Prenatal Nondiscrimination Act of 2011 (No. Joke.) made its appearance before the House judiciary subcommittee on Tuesday, which would prohibit abortions based […]

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