Atheist group appropriates slavery, apologizes

One would have thought organizations have learned by now that appropriating and reducing the impact of slavery and the subjugation of black Americans will mostly likely be met with outrage, skepticism and down right disapproval. Pennsylvania Nonbelievers apparently never received that memo and put up many billboards with a similar messages in Harrisburg, which has prompted the […]

Anti-racist billboards spark outrage

Some residents in the overwhelmingly white city of Duluth, Minn., are up in arms over Un-Fair Campaign‘s anti-racist billboard blitz. One billboard residents are greeted with include: The organization has partnered with a number of organizations to promote its message. The campaign’s supporters, including mayor Don Ness, have taken a lot of heat for the […]

Before diversifying, white LGBT groups need to check their privilege

The Advocate published an opinion piece by Jimmy Nguyen, which calls for LGBT groups to consider diversifying their leadership. Part of the piece reads: At the executive director position, LGBT groups have historically been led almost exclusively by white men.  A step down at the board level, gay non-profits have tried for years to recruit […]

House GOP memo: abortion is “leading cause of death” in black community

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 […]

“Why are you so angry?”

It’s a question many social justice activists get from those who are more than contempt with the way things are. When we are asked this question, it’s never out of genuine interest about the things we are passionate with; the inflection in the inquisitor’s voice is one of befuddlement, agitation, annoyance that you are committed […]

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