I recently shared an article about Thandie Newton’s dress at Cannes. Predictably, white fanboys got stupid about it. Continue Reading Thandie Newton’s Dress Hurts White Boys’ Feelings
Browsing tag: privilege
This article points out the many ways in which the discussion around discrimination caters to white people’s fear of not being in control. The way racism is coded in white society is like the layers of an onion. That’s why it needs constant scrutiny and vigilance against complacency. Terms like “inclusion” and “white privilege”… Continue Reading The Sugarcoated Language Of White Fragility
White People Have No Place In Black Liberation. Continue Reading White People Have No Place In Black Liberation. – RaceBaitR
Class-splaining is just a symptom. Empathy is what will save us from ourselves. Continue Reading Class-splaining is just a symptom.
Swedish artist, Emanu, published a cartoon that perfectly illustrates white, male privilege. You can probably throw straight and cisgendered into the mix, as well. Continue Reading White, Male Privilege Illustrated
Thanks, but can you be quiet? #racism #listening Continue Reading White People Whitesplain Whitesplaining
Originally published on TourAbsurd.com: Have you heard the story of the Irish guy in Abu Dhabi who took his cab driver with him into a theme park? It’s been getting a lot of press. (You can find various versions of the story here, here, and here.) Yet, for all that it seems a “wonderful”… Continue Reading Do you even Ireland, bro?
You need to check yourself, Macklemore. Your privilege is showing. Continue Reading Macklemore’s joyous, upbeat anthem marred by sexism, racial stereotypes of women of colour
Had a bit of a back and forth with a former classmate and work colleague on Facebook about cultural appropriation. It’s one of the biggest issues I am struggling with on this journey of awareness, intersectionality, privilege, and equality. I’ve learned a lot over the last year, but there will always be room to grow. Continue Reading Allied Progress
Hope for humanity: cranked up about 10 notches. Continue Reading Redneck urges ‘white racial responsibility’ – and it’s brilliant