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And who is surprised? Writing at Salon, Jenny Kutner details how: A grotesque image recently made public by a Cook County ...
by chaunceydevega
Comment Count 8 comments on Thu May 28, 2015 at 10:15 AM PDT with 22 Recommends
Recently, outlaw motorcycle clubs engaged in a daylight gun battle in Waco, Texas. This combat involved hundreds of people. The mall where the riot occurred was left resembling a war zone, with ...
by chaunceydevega
Comment Count 50 comments on Wed May 27, 2015 at 11:53 AM PDT with 25 Recommends
The idea of "whiteness" as a strict racial category superior to others is an invention of Europeans, who needed to legitimate and normalize a system of white on black chattel slavery, global empire,
by chaunceydevega
Comment Count 8 comments on Wed May 06, 2015 at 09:55 AM PDT with 20 Recommends
Baltimore’s young people responded to the police theft of Freddie Gray’s life with protests that eventually grew into a spasm of violence. While the direct motivator, Gray’s death is not the ...
by chaunceydevega
Comment Count 8 comments on Fri May 01, 2015 at 10:39 AM PDT with 23 Recommends
Freddie Gray was killed by Baltimore's police. Baltimore's ghetto youthocracy responded with protests and an exhalation of random street violence. The killing of Freddie Gray, an unarmed black man ...
by chaunceydevega
Comment Count 222 comments on Tue Apr 28, 2015 at 12:12 PM PDT with 210 Recommends
I am a tall white guy. (Additional details would detract from this "Diary".) I've never been afraid of police, nor of persecution for being what I appear to be. I truly don't have many fears of ...
by Ogamol
Comment Count 7 comments on Mon Apr 20, 2015 at 04:16 PM PDT with 1 Recommend
Another unarmed black man has been shot dead by a white police officer. The video can be watched here . I will not be posting or otherwise sharing it online. I do not want to contribute to the ...
by chaunceydevega
Comment Count 375 comments on Wed Apr 08, 2015 at 10:11 AM PDT with 334 Recommends
Indiana's "religious freedom" law, i.e. a bill designed to legalize discrimination against gays and lesbians under the shield of "religious freedom" has been a source of national controversy. ...
by chaunceydevega
Comment Count 32 comments on Mon Apr 06, 2015 at 02:12 PM PDT with 16 Recommends
I am a black American. I am also a man. When I look in the mirror, I do not see a reflection of monstrous black masculinity. I see a human being. In contrast, the White Gaze views black men ...
by chaunceydevega
Comment Count 14 comments on Wed Apr 01, 2015 at 10:14 AM PDT with 25 Recommends
Several years later, I reflect on my friendship with my first Black friend - and how far we've come since then.
by sophius
Comment Count 2 comments on Mon Mar 30, 2015 at 02:22 PM PDT with 3 Recommends
Darren Wilson killed Michael Brown on August 9, 2014. In response, the black citizens of Ferguson marched and protested against what they knew to be one of many instances where the lives of African-...
by chaunceydevega
Comment Count 133 comments on Mon Mar 23, 2015 at 01:34 PM PDT with 56 Recommends
The Department of Justice report on institutional and day-to-day white supremacy by the Ferguson police and Courts against the black community was long and detailed. It contained many ugly gems of ...
by chaunceydevega
Comment Count 84 comments on Wed Mar 18, 2015 at 09:58 AM PDT with 111 Recommends
On occasion, the unconscionable mates with the ridiculous and gives birth to the absurd. As reported by ...
by chaunceydevega
Comment Count 24 comments on Mon Mar 09, 2015 at 11:07 AM PDT with 28 Recommends
by ennisprof
Comment Count 6 comments on Fri Mar 06, 2015 at 03:25 AM PST with 9 Recommends
F.B.I. Director James Comey’s recent speech on race and crime has been praised for its supposed candor and direct engagement with uncomfortable truths. There, Comey deployed the en vogue language ...
by chaunceydevega
Comment Count 28 comments on Wed Feb 18, 2015 at 01:22 PM PST with 28 Recommends
The website Pando Daily has some useful content. One of its writers, Gary "The War Nerd" Brecher, occasionally offers up some insightful essays on military affairs and global politics. His style ...
by chaunceydevega
Comment Count 523 comments on Fri Feb 13, 2015 at 12:37 PM PST with 114 Recommends
Racism is not an opinion. It is a fact. White supremacy is one of the most powerful social forces and ideologies in the United States (and the West). As such, it is reflected in our political ...
by chaunceydevega
Comment Count 1339 comments on Fri Feb 06, 2015 at 04:12 PM PST with 604 Recommends
It's nowhere near the first college course on this subject and FoxNews is trying to gin up concern in a television market where its audience demographic is strong and wears pink underwear . Is ...
by annieli
Comment Count 10 comments on Sat Jan 24, 2015 at 10:22 PM PST with 16 Recommends
Selma will likely replace the TV miniseries Roots or the documentary Eyes on the Prize in the obligatory Martin Luther King Jr. viewing rotation. Selma is a fine movie. It is also a product of the ...
by chaunceydevega
Comment Count 502 comments on Mon Jan 19, 2015 at 03:54 PM PST with 149 Recommends
My whiteness speaks volumes, but I cannot hear them. It tells the world around me that my life matters—that the shedding of my blood and cracking of my bones will bring with it consequences denied ...
by Virally Suppressed
Comment Count 5 comments on Tue Dec 09, 2014 at 03:29 PM PST with 13 Recommends