Yet another celebrity goes on a racist, homophobic Twitter rant

This type of news has come to be expected. Celebrities just can’t behave themselves when they enter the realm of social media. The latest in this buffoonery is former SNL comedian Colin Quinn, who recently went on a rant against gay marriage and the news that white births are being outpaced by babies of color. […]

You’re not a victim, George Zimmerman

The man who shot unarmed Trayvon Martin is speaking out on the “life altering event” that’s resulted in national outcry and demands for an arrest. George Zimmerman, on his website, is also soliciting funds for his legal defense. From the USA Today: On Sunday February 26th, I was involved in a life altering event which […]

“I am not Trayvon Martin”

Finally! At least one white person is well on their way of understanding whiteness and white privilege and how both operate to suppress and subjugated people of color. Of course, some folks are pushing back against the video’s message. The blog Sherry Talks Back is at least one I’ve found to present the most…interesting argument […]

“If he had answered him in the appropriate manner,…there wouldn’t be any problem.”

Editor’s note: I meant to publish this on Friday, but I got sidetracked by a night in the ER and a busy weekend.  Those were the words of Frank Taaffe, a friend of George Zimmerman, who shot and killed 17-year-old Trayvon Martin after a confrontation with the unarmed black teen. Taaffe (left) last week went […]

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