AP Poll: majority have negative views of black folks

From the Associated Press: Racial prejudice has increased slightly since 2008 whether those feelings were measured using questions that explicitly asked respondents about racist attitudes, or through an experimental test that measured implicit views toward race without asking questions about that topic directly. In all, 51 percent of Americans now express explicit anti-black attitudes, compared […]

Today in post-racial racism: white women experimenting with afros

It appears some folks still haven’t received the memo that it’s offensive to co-opt black culture as a means to conduct a social experiment. The latest victim in this charade is a white woman who has decided to experiment with blackness in an unusual way. In her blog before and afro, Michelle Joni started rocking an afro […]

NumbersUSA tries to divide blacks, Latinos with anti-immigrant ad

NumbersUSA, which claims it’s for “lower” immigration rates, has released a new ad that pretty much is a classic example of race baiting by the reactionary right wing conservative movement. This type of BS isn’t surprising. Right-wing reactionaries have been trying to employ a divide and conquer method among people of color in an attempt […]

Trans woman forced to leave women’s locker room

Transphobia is alive and thriving people. From Olympia, Washington: A transgender woman said she was discriminated against after using the women’s locker room at Evergreen State College. Colleen Francis was using the sauna in a women’s locker room inside the recreation center at the school late in September. The same facility is used by two high school […]

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