On confronting privilege

No one said confronting the establishment would be easy, painless and free of hurdles and attempts at erasures. While I’m aware of this, I’m still dismayed, disappointed and angered by the wall of privilege, denial and diversionary tactics I encounter whenever I confront a system set up to benefit straight, cisgendered white men. I recently had a conversation […]

>Proposed Ariz. law would deny citizenship to American-born children of illegals

>http://i.cdn.turner.com/cnn/.element/apps/cvp/3.0/swf/cnn_416x234_embed.swf?context=embed&videoId=bestoftv/2010/06/15/cb.az.citizenship.proposal.cnn Arizona continues its campaign to stamp out all aspects of minority existence with a proposed law that would deny birth certificates to children of illegal immigrants in the state. From Rep. John Kavanagh, a Republican supporter of the bill: “If you go back to the original intent of the drafters … it was never […]

>Arizona principal wants faces in mural lightened, but later admits he made a mistake

> Looks like Arizona’s campaign to whiten every facet of life has backfired. Initially, Miller Valley Elementary School principal Jeff Lane asked the artists behind its Go on Green mural to lighten the faces of the children featured in the mural. The mural, left, part of a campaign to advertise environmentally friendly transportation, features four […]

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