Let me first give a disclaimer: I’m not a reverse racist, I have white friends [you see how that sounds]. Now that the formalities are out of the way, I have to be honest, I don’t do it this much, but I am poaching the idea of this blog from an article on the Root “White […]Read more "The Redemption of White Men"
Our racial prejudices, the ones that we heard the older people in our family say, the racial jokes about Mexicans without regard for Latino and Hispanic ancestry that isn’t just from one country, or about Chinese or the Koh-reeans to the Aa-rabs, they all inform our worldview. The offspring of these people are forced to […]Read more "The White Female Privilege of Juror B37"
“I’m absolutely convinced that a riot merely intensifies the fears of the white community while relieving the guilt…. It is not enough for me to stand before you tonight and condemn riots. It would be morally irresponsible for me to do that without, at the same time, condemning the contingent, intolerable conditions that exist in […]Read more "The Ethics and Aesthetics of Fear Mongering for Riots after the Zimmerman Verdict"