Reconsider Columbus Day

httpv://www.youtube.com/watch?v=9DviNNxaJJk Wouldn’t it be great if American school children weren’t force-fed the racist, ethnocentric lie of Christopher Columbus’ “discovery” of the New World? Wouldn’t it be great if students actually learned about the mass pillaging, rape, disease, torture and murder committed by Columbus in the name of the 15th century’s Manifest Destiny? Instead, each year on […]

Whiteness feeds criticism of Herman Cain

The  media, Republican presidential contenders, people of color and pearl-clutching white Americans resoundingly denounced the former name of Texas Gov. Rick Perry’s hunting ranch (See Washington Post article if you’re completely clueless). Everyone from Republican presidential contenders Mitt Romney and Herman Cain to New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie denounced Niggerhead, which was painted on a […]