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fight racism with bingo!

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!

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Jimmy Carter is awesome

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

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re: Sarah Palin and the “Mommy Wars” vs racism: who will win?

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?