Michelle Cottle proves white feminists STILL don’t get it

I must give credit to Melissa Harris-Perry for mentioning this article on her Open Letters segment on Saturday’s show. I had no idea about this article until she mentioned it. “Leaning Out,” written by Michelle Cottle at Politico, basically includes a bunch of feminists whining about how Michelle Obama has become a “nightmare” for feminism. […]

Black women don’t owe you shit

A Twitter encounter yesterday got me thinking about how most white women I encounter somehow demand that I be of service to them — and how this assumed privilege leads to the inherent mistrust black women have of white women. Essentially, a white woman responded to a status I retweeted 3 weeks ago, and demanded […]

#WhiteHistoryClasses Puts Clever Spin on Racism, Whiteness

I stumbled onto this trending topic on Twitter late Wednesday afternoon (which now has its own Tumblr page!), and I was surprised to see how those on the social network were able to capture the fallacies of whiteness, racism and white privilege in 140 characters or less. Here’s a screen shot of some of the […]

Alice Robb: ‘inappropriate” for Obama to call daughters beautiful

Apparently, Alice Robb, an online editor for the Oxonian Globalist, had a problem with President Barack Obama referring to his daughters, Sasha and Malia, as beautiful. No shit. See for yourself: Of all the adjectives that could be used to describe Sasha and Malia Obama, “strong”, “smart”, and “beautiful” were the ones President Obama chose […]