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 […]

“We need 100 more like Jesse Helms…”

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I love when those so anxious to re-imagine history and the figures entrenched in it actually say something so asinine that all I can do is shake my head. That happened earlier this week when Texas Senator Ted Cruz spoke in praise of former North Carolina Senator Jesse Helms, who passed away in 2008. In a […]

Today in rape culture: “Hi Leezy Seeberg” sign appears at Norte Dame football game

This screen shot is from Saturday’s ESPN College Game Day of the Norte Dame vs. Michigan game. To your right, you will see a sign that says “Hi Lizzy Seeberg.” That isn’t someone sending a shout out to a loved one. It’s a sign referencing a 19-year-old  St. Mary’s College student who said she was sexually assaulted […]

White student union founder just may be a racist

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You remember Patrick Sharp, the Georgia State University student who wants white folks to get together and celebrate their whiteness? Well, his actions may not just be some random mission. According to the Huffington Post, Sharp has a history of saying racist shit about, you guessed it, black people. The student is accused of making […]

Ga. State freshman starts “It’s So Hard Being White” group

Following the meme that white folks are now the oppressed minority in the good ol U.S. of A, a student at Georgia State University in Atlanta has started a White Student Union. The informal band, according to this article in the Atlanta Journal-Constitution, has already garnered some criticism and complaints that have been directed at […]

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