Archive for the 'Racism'

Today’s Dumbass Politician

It may surprise you to hear that today’s dumbass politician is not a Republican, he’s a Democrat. Rep. Alvin Holmes (D) of Alabama said during a debate on abortion that if the Republicans’ white daughters got pregnant by a black man, they’d support abortion. And then he said this: Read more

White Man’s March Protest Signs

After that ridiculous White Man’s March a few weeks ago, people began posting about potential protesting signs on Twitter using the hashtag #WhiteManMarchProtestSigns and the results are absolutely hilarious. A few of my favorites below the fold. Read more

How to Put a Stop to Stop and Frisk

Christopher Smith is a white law professor with a black son who goes to Harvard. When his son was doing an internship on Wall Street for a summer he was stopped repeatedly by the police as part of their Stop and Frisk program. His father writes a powerful essay about it. Read more

White Man March Draws Tens of People

Saturday was the eagerly anticipated White Man March, which was supposed to attract “thousands” of people to stage demonstrations around the world to send a message that the white man is mad as hell and isn’t going to take it anymore. And by “it” they mean a world in which non-white people are allowed to harsh their mellow with their mere existence. Read more

Alexander: Legalization is Not Enough

Michelle Alexander, author of the incredible book The New Jim Crow: Mass Incarceration in the Age of Colorblindness (Revised) Read more