http://community.livejournal.com/racism_101/55865.htmlcommunity.livejournal.com/racism_101/56995.htmlI posted about this because I was really frustrated about my inability to catch immediately some of the racist tropes and themes which have become ever-more-pervasive in american "discourse," (which I have to put the word "discourse" in quotes, cause... yeah).so... the first post is my original question, which includes some useful links about racism… Continue reading fight racism with bingo!
http://www.guardian.co.uk/world/2009/sep/16/jimmy-carter-you-lie-racistsalient highlights: Carter said the "You lie" interjection by Joe Wilson showed there was "an inherent feeling among many in this country that an African-American should not be president".The 84-year-old said the case was part of a disturbing trend directed at Obama that has included equating the president to Nazi leaders. "Those kind of things… Continue reading Jimmy Carter is awesome
Angry Black Woman makes an awesome post of awesomeness about Supernatural:theangryblackwoman.com/2009/09/09/an-open-letter-to-eric-kripke/(no news on the job front yet. I am trying to clean my house.)
reposted from a friend...www.dallasobserver.com/events/backdoor-comedys-new-years-eve-1173491please let them know this is racist and therefore not okay.
If you're not sure how Racism and Sexism are gonna clash in the upcoming presidential race, look at the following links:www.nytimes.com/2008/09/02/us/politics/02mother.htmlwarner.blogs.nytimes.com/2008/09/04/the-mirrored-ceiling/www.commondreams.org/view/2008/09/05-2and older but still relevant: warner.blogs.nytimes.com/2008/01/17/for-clinton-and-obama-the-burden-of-identity/and from the local paper here, which I absolutely love (although it is not the Village Voice, it's still good): http://www.inlander.com/commentary/292543696451479.phpI seriously wonder which prejudice is gonna win out in this… Continue reading re: Sarah Palin and the “Mommy Wars” vs racism: who will win?