Not everyone in Britain is celebrating the queen’s diamond jubilee

Interesting report from Al Jazeera English, which recounts the sentiments of West Indians, who said Queen Elizabeth II should apologize for the colonialism and slavery the British Empire inflicted upon their native lands. I always find special coverage of the British royal family similar to that of the media coverage given to special U.S. occasions […]

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 […]

Reconsider Columbus Day

Wouldn’t it be great if American school children weren’t force-fed the racist, ethnocentric lie of Christopher Columbus’ “discovery” of the New World? Wouldn’t it be great if students actually learned about the mass pillaging, rape, disease, torture and murder committed by Columbus in the name of the 15th century’s Manifest Destiny? Instead, each year on Columbus […]

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