Posting History for TWiB
|#TWIBprime #632 | Up In Uteruses Like ...
In this edition of @TWIBprime, #TeamBlackness (Elon James White, Imani Gandy, ...
|Elon James White||01/26/2015||2||1||-||-|
|"Black Children Seen As Criminals?" | #TWIBnation
Hosts Elon James White, Imani Gandy and Aaron Rand Freeman discuss a recent Alternet article that explores the supposed inherent criminality of black children and its effect in American society. ...
|Elon James White||01/26/2015||2||6||-||-|
|Cue Boehner Being an Ass in 3-2-1 . . .
The count is in and the US Senate just advanced the Employment Non-Discrimination Act (ENDA) in a 61-30 cloture vote. Unfortunately, the bill is headed for the House where Speaker John Boehner ...
|Elon James White||11/04/2013||12||22||1||-|
|To Question Obamacare, It Helps To Understand Obamacare
Don't you love it when our elected officials ask stupid questions because they don't understand how things like insurance work? "I would encourage you to be just like the American people," said ...
|Elon James White||10/30/2013||2||4||-||-|
|McDonalds: SNAP is Better Than Raises
On the show last week, we discussed how major fast food companies rely on Federal assistance to keep their wages low (we had Jack Temple of the National Employment Law Project on the show to ...
|Elon James White||10/24/2013||2||5||-||-|
|When You're Right But Wrong
Here's the thing, I don't disagree with Chris Matthews. Sen. Ted Cruz is a problem. Between his nonsensical not-a-filibuster , ignorance about how birth control works , ...
|Elon James White||10/23/2013||4||4||-||-|
|A Class Action Lawsuit Against Homosexuality
In their hateful quest to save straight people from the horrors of homosexual life, Rick Scarborough and Peter LaBarbera decided to take matters into their own hands and sue homosexuality. Who ...
|Elon James White||10/22/2013||9||5||-||-|
|#31ForMarissa and Ending the Silence of Domestic Violence
My name is Marissa Alexander, I am a mother of three children, but at the present time, I am not able to be with them due to the following circumstances. I am currently sitting in the Pretrial ...
|Elon James White||10/21/2013||3||10||-||-|
|Obamacare is Punishment for Slavery?
After Congress passed the debt ceiling extension and reopened the government, the owner of Smokin' Joe's Ribhouse in Rogers, Arkansas, Johnny Howard, decided to make this public statement on the ...
|Elon James White||10/17/2013||7||6||-||-|
|McDonalds Has Their Hands in All of Our Pockets
Do you want to pay for billion dollar companies to make more money? Of course not, but in a partnership study between the University of California at Berkeley’s Labor Center and the University ...
|Elon James White||10/15/2013||1||7||-||-|
|Eff You! Pay Me: #IStandWithDNLee
Dr. Danielle Lee, aka The Urban Scientist , was asked by Biology Online to write for them. After she politely declined, Biology Online said this: Because we don't pay for blog entries? Are you an ...
|Elon James White||10/14/2013||5||8||-||-|
|Why Do We Listen to Polls?
Riddle me this: In an AP-GfK poll conducted earlier this week, respondents seemed a bit . . . confused about how logic works, for example: Six in 10 predict an economic crisis if the government's ...
|Elon James White||10/10/2013||3||3||-||-|
|The Roots Can Fix Anything!
A recent study conducted by the University of Maryland revealed that Black men don't particularly like to run in White neighborhoods. And by "run" I mean exercise, not "get away from the po po." ...
|Elon James White||10/09/2013||2||6||-||-|
|ObamaCare is the Law but We Should Throw it On the Ground||Elon James White||10/08/2013||2||3||-||-|
|Seriously Republicans, How Much Longer Are We Gonna Do This?
I'm with you Mr. President, eff these guys. Also on today's #TWiBRadio , Justice Scalia has opinions on women, homosexuality, and folks of color; the California Republican Convention advertises ...
|Elon James White||10/07/2013||2||3||-||-|
|Explaining the Government Shutdown to a 3-Year Old
You heard that right: Congressman Randy Neugebauer (R-TX), considered by the National Journal to be "the most conservative" member of the House, the guy who once yelled "baby killer!" in a ...
|Elon James White||10/03/2013||4||2||-||-|
|Zimmerman Trial and #ThatThirdHand
In the Zimmerman Trial yesterday, the defense team noted that if George Zimmerman is, in fact, telling the truth, Trayvon Martin would need three hands. How did the victim see this gun? Or is it ...
|Elon James White||07/12/2013||11||6||-||-|
|Opinion is Not Fact
In the second week of the George Zimmerman trial last week Dr. Shiping Bao, the medical examiner for Trayvon Martin was called to the stand, and his testimony was utter magic. The defense team ...
|Elon James White||07/08/2013||3||6||-||-|
Tomorrow our nation celebrates our independence from tyranny and oppression. In our humble beginnings, our great nation sought freedom from intolerance and our undeniable right to life, liberty, ...
|Elon James White||07/03/2013||1||3||-||-|
|Crackers and Code-Switching
There's been a lot of discussion about creepy-ass crackers," and apparently friend of the show, ...
|Elon James White||07/02/2013||6||2||-||-|
|That's Racist Mayor Bloomberg!
During his weekly WOR-AM radio appearance, New York King Mayor Michael Bloomberg reiterated his support for stop-and-frisk when he said this: There is this business, there's one newspaper and one ...
|Elon James White||07/02/2013||2||4||-||-|
|Fight, Flight, or … Chase?
The George Zimmerman trial has entered its second week and between the defense's opening "knock-knock joke," the racist and gendered language around the key witness Rachel Jeantel, and the media's ...
|Elon James White||07/01/2013||3||11||-||-|
|Justice Scalia: Not Down with Science
The Supreme Court issued three major decisions today , but Justice Scalia's concurrence in the case on patenting genetic material, Association for Molecular Pathology v. Myriad Genetics, Inc. , ...
|Elon James White||06/13/2013||10||9||-||-|
|Another Governor in Your Vagina
Remember a few months back when Virginia introduced the “Right to Know and See Act”? Gov. Bob McDonnell proposed a mandate that women seeking abortions should be forced to undergo a transvaginal ...
|Elon James White||06/12/2013||4||8||-||-|
|Pedophiles Rejoice, Plan B is Available!
So, the availability of pregnancy prevention pill Plan B to girls and women is actually about easing the fears of predators and rapists? Rapists, who by Ingraham's estimation, dose victims with ...
|Elon James White||06/11/2013||6||5||-||-|
|Does Surveillance Keep Us Safe?
As more information becomes known about Edward Snowden and the NSA information he leaked to the Guardian , the national conversation on domestic surveillance has reached a fever pitch. Despite the ...
|Elon James White||06/10/2013||10||6||-||-|
|Our Rights To Privacy
This week, the Guardian's Glenn Greenwald posted a classified court order from the Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Court that ordered Verizon Business Network Services to produce the following "...
|Elon James White||06/06/2013||4||4||-||-|
|Michelle Obama is Awesome. Hecklers, not so much.
Yesterday the first lady of the United States, Michelle Obama spoke at a democratic party fundraiser in a private residence in Washington. During her speech about creating opportunities for our ...
|Elon James White||06/05/2013||31||25||1||-|
Is this excessive force?
|Elon James White||06/05/2013||9||10||-||-|
I feel as if I've had to explain #TheBlackRule more in the past year than I've had to my entire life. I'm almost positive I've even explained it on this platform before. #TheBlackRule: When mothers ...
|Elon James White||06/03/2013||7||17||-||-|
|When Is It Okay to Kill Unarmed Black Kids?
What should you do if you're a news organization covering an ongoing controversial murder case where the defense makes a website full of material that might poison the jury pool of that trial? Well ...
|Elon James White||05/29/2013||12||14||-||-|
On Sunday May 19, Mark Carson was walking with a friend in NYC's West Village, not too far from the site of the historic Stone Wall Inn, when Elliot Morales called them a gay slur and started an ...
|Elon James White||05/23/2013||1||6||-||-|
|Failing 90% is Bad, Right?
Yesterday, Daily Show creator and friend of the show Lizz Winstead tweeted a political joke when news of a tornado touching down in Oklahoma broke. This tornado is in Oklahoma so clearly it has been�
|Elon James White||05/21/2013||6||5||-||-|
|NAACP Chairman: The Tea Party is our Taliban
Scandal Fever has hit Capital Hill and the investigation into the IRS unfairly targeting Tea Party groups is one of the hottest. Julian Bond, Chairman Emeritus of the NAACP had some very cold words ...
|Elon James White||05/15/2013||7||7||-||-|
|I Prefer My Scandals with Kerry Washington
So all hell has broken loose, huh? This is the Obama administration that we've been warned about for years. The deep rooted, treacherous executive branch headed by the socialist lying Negro has ...
|Elon James White||05/14/2013||3||-||1||-|
|Obama Loves Terrorists More Than Patriots
On Friday the IRS issued an apology after admitting the agency unfairly targeted conservative agencies in 2011. Former Speaker of the House, Newt Gingrich had some strong words: [Obama] owes ...
|Elon James White||05/13/2013||5||3||-||-|
|Stop The Hispanics From Ruining Native White Utopia!
This lovely individual above is Heritage Foundation scholar Jason Richwine. He's co-author of the controversial study that argues an immigration overhaul would cost taxpayers $6.3 trillion. Lovely ...
|Elon James White||05/08/2013||11||15||-||-|
|Charles Ramsey is a Hero, Period.
After 10 years of being held against their will Amanda Berry, Gina DeJesus, and Michelle Knight were rescued by good Samaritan Charles Ramsey. After a colorful post-rescue interview another meme is ...
|Elon James White||05/07/2013||35||21||-||-|
|MHP to GWB: Try Going in a Library||Elon James White||05/06/2013||6||16||-||-|
|Obama Sucks so Hard, Soldiers are Killing Themselves?
In 2012, suicide surpassed combat deaths in the U.S. military. While there have been multiple studies done on this tragic fact one man in a silly hat has done what those liberal scientist and mental ...
|Elon James White||05/01/2013||5||2||-||-|
|So About Black Privilege...
So over at This Week in Blackness we talk a lot about white privilege. Hell, I did a video on it when TWiB! first started--but have you had your mind expanded to learn about black privilege?
|Elon James White||04/29/2013||6||10||1||-|
|Discrimination Is Apparently Awesome
Listen folks--I don't know if you knew this but... “The school discriminated against this teacher, yes they absolutely did and they should have,” Fischer said, “they were absolutely right to ...
|Elon James White||04/25/2013||3||4||-||-|
|So Trayvon Martin & the Boston Marathon Bomber...
What's that you say? Those 2 people couldn't possibly be in the same sentence? Well then you must not understand how the radical right wing mind works... This is real life: Limbaugh compared media ...
|Elon James White||04/24/2013||1||3||-||-|
|Rand Paul Lies, America is Being Problematic, and Ice Cream is Delicious
Remember when Senator Rand Paul (R-KY) led that heroic, morally-fueled filibuster against drones targeting Americans on U.S. soil? Good, because Sen. Paul seems to have forgotten. At this point ...
|Elon James White||04/23/2013||4||4||-||-|
|Ray Kelly: [Citizen] Privacy Issue Has Been Taken Off The Table||Elon James White||04/22/2013||2||4||-||-|
|See, NOW He's an Angry Black Man
The media always jumps at the chance to describe Black men as angry, many times missing the mark. Now that congress turned its back on the 90% of Americans who wanted something as simple as ...
|Elon James White||04/18/2013||10||16||1||-|
|I Can’t Be a Pedophile, I’m a Racist.
61-year-old Humble Preparatory Academy first grade teacher, Ester Irene Stokes is using a very disturbing defense after being accused of fondling a seven-year-old student, she claims she couldn't ...
|Elon James White||04/17/2013||6||7||-||-|
|Obama's Taxes Are Low! and...?
That Obama is totally hypocritical, see for yourself in this quote from January 2012: "I've been hearing a lot of these Republicans talking about, oh, that's class warfare, and he just wants to ...
|Elon James White||04/15/2013||11||3||-||-|
|Why Cant Negroes Understand How Awesome the GOP Is?
You right, Rush. Negroes should totally learn how awesome the party that seems to keep insulting us is. So what if you speak to us in a condescending, patronizing, uber-arrogant tone, WE NEED TO ...
|Elon James White||04/11/2013||18||18||-||-|
|Rand Paul: Civil Rights Leader
Rand Paul has never wavered on Civil Rights:
|Elon James White||04/10/2013||5||11||-||-|
|Melissa Harris-Perry, Baratunde Thurston, and more ... Uncensored!
On today's show, we bring you some of the greatest moments of #TWiBRadio including the conversation about the Psychology Today article on black female attractiveness, Baratunde's take on the ...
|Elon James White||04/09/2013||1||6||-||-|
|Tucker Carlson, Glenn Beck, and a Rejected White Girl Walk into a Bar
Today on #TWiBRadio , we discuss watch the editor of Conservative Black Chick, Crystal Wright and Tucker Carlson completely miss the ever-loving point.
|Elon James White||04/08/2013||5||4||-||-|
|How NOT to be a Pundit
I don't even know what's happening. Seriously, what just happened? On today's #TWiBRadio , we learn some gossip about Sean Hannity, ...
|Elon James White||04/04/2013||3||6||-||-|
|Instilling Fear in Black and Latino Youth
During testimony Monday in the case against NYPD's stop-and-frisk policy, State Sen. Eric Adams (D-Brooklyn) recounted comments made by Police Commissioner Ray Kelly: Kelly said that officers ...
|Elon James White||04/03/2013||3||10||-||-|
|Everyone Must Have a Gun, Unless You Don't Want One
Alan Keyes is criminalizing the LGBTQ community again:
|Elon James White||04/02/2013||1||1||-||-|
|THE SOUTHERN GENTLEMEN HOUR
You can say I’m a spoiled sport or perhaps I lack a sense of humor (forget the whole “professional comedian” thing. Bah!” but I simply hate what the day stands for. For the most part it’s ��
|Elon James White||04/01/2013||2||1||-||-|
|The Icky Amendment
On today's #TWiBRadio , Rick Ross wants women to know that they misunderstood him. He didn't mean rape, he just meant drugging a woman and having sex with her without her consent.
|Elon James White||03/28/2013||4||3||-||-|
|How Hip Hip is Supposed to Sound
|Elon James White||03/27/2013||10||10||-||-|
|So Apparently Raping is Really Cool Now, huh.
Seriously, we're just describing rape ...
|Elon James White||03/26/2013||4||6||-||-|
|Radical Marriage compared to ... what?
Republicans are terrified about a radical social change in marriage, but not the radical social change since it was illegal to sell our daughters, not the radical social change since it was illegal ...
|Elon James White||03/25/2013||1||3||-||-|
|Leave it to Rapist
The News Director at the San Francisco Chronicle thought it would be a good idea to compare Trent Mays, one of the teens who raped a girl in Steubenville last summer, to lovable scamp Eddie Haskell ...
|Elon James White||03/21/2013||19||13||-||-|
|Rush Limbaugh, Rap Genius.
And with this, Rush Limbaugh proves you too can rustle papers and say everything wrong but continue to make millions. Lesson learned. Also, today is the first ever International Happiness Day , ...
|Elon James White||03/20/2013||1||3||-||-|
|Who is Responsible for Steubenville?
Is there another way to talk about the Steubenville rape case? On today's #TWiBRadio , we continue our discussion of the Steubenville rape case, the politics of labeling yourself a feminist, and ...
|Elon James White||03/19/2013||4||4||-||-|
|Better Question, CNN: Why Not More Time?
Over the weekend, the two teens accused of raping an intoxicated 15-year-old girl were found guilty. CNN reported from an interesting perspective:
|Elon James White||03/18/2013||1||4||1||-|
|What is a 'good shooting'?
#TeamBlacknessAlpha made another appearance on Current TV's Viewpoint last night to discuss the community anger over the actions of the NYPD and the shooting death of 16-year-old Kimani Gray.
|Elon James White||03/14/2013||1||4||-||-|
|A New Pope
Also, it's Wellness Wednesday on #TWiBRadio and #TeamBlackness talked fitness, the food industry, and the managing ADHD.
|Elon James White||03/13/2013||1||1||-||-|
|We Do Not #StandWithRand
#StandWithRand? Really? His bit of political theater yesterday reminded me of all of the ridiculous, nonsense he supports . Honestly, Paul Rand can stand right over there, thank you. ...
|Elon James White||03/07/2013||44||15||-||-|
|Abusing 8-Year-Olds and Cooch Pistols
On today's #TWiBRadio , apparently Lindsey Graham is terrified of the zombie apocalypse, arresting grade school kids is now a trend, and we discover that no one has ever Googled " cooch pistol ." ...
|Elon James White||03/06/2013||4||4||-||-|
|Can Someone Explain to Paul Krugman What a Troll Is?
Poor Paul Krugman, he is a nerd supreme, but his debate tactics need some serious work. He was unprepared for Scarborough's ...
|Elon James White||03/05/2013||15||7||-||-|
|Being White in Philly
Republicans love Bill Cosby, especially when he tells people to get their shit together. Yeah, they probably won't enjoy that so much. And then we saw this 5 minutes before the show:
|Elon James White||03/04/2013||5||16||-||-|
|This Post is Full of Racial Entitlement
We've been known to name an asshole of the day, but when you have Antonin Scalia saying stuff like this: Now, I don’t think that’s attributable to the fact that it is so much clearer now that ...
|Elon James White||02/28/2013||7||8||-||-|
|Your Face is an Apology
If you say something and then apologize, try making it a real apology, not whatever this is: A number of people have raised questions regarding part of my essay in the most recent issue of Emory ...
|Elon James White||02/27/2013||2||8||-||-|
|UNC Apparently Likes Rapists
The University of North Carolina took revenge against one of their students, a rape survivor, who reported on their failed administrative policies on sexual assault. After the initial report, she ...
|Elon James White||02/26/2013||22||16||-||-|
|When Bad Jokes Go Really Bad
So most likely you've seen this: Whether you believe The Onion was right or wrong, whether you believe this was malicious, inappropriate, or simply no big deal, I think we can all agree that this ...
|Elon James White||02/25/2013||91||8||-||-|
|Rape for Dummies
Yesterday on the Fox's The Five , the co-host and resident foot-in-mouth practitioner Bob Beckel let loose another gem. We think he needs a copy of this:
|Elon James White||02/20/2013||8||19||-||-|
|Stop & Frisk: There's an app for that.
The New York Civil Liberties Union released the iPhone version of their Stop & Frisk app that allows users to film and immediately send footage directly to the NYCLU. They released the Android app ...
|Elon James White||02/07/2013||3||17||-||-|
|When Keeping It Real Goes Horribly Wrong
Some things are just NOT okay. So much so that I don't even have to explain why it's not okay. For example:
|Elon James White||02/06/2013||11||12||-||-|
|A-Hole of The Day: Todd Kincannon
When we debuted our "A-hole of the Day" segment on TWiB Radio I didn't think I'd end up using it so often. In 7 days we've already had to crown 3 assholes--1 of which got double crowned. But the ...
|Elon James White||02/05/2013||14||24||-||-|
|Is This Racist?
If you were on Twitter last night you may have noticed the immediate uproar to the Volkswagen commercial featuring a white man with a Jamaican accent who was not from Jamaica poking fun at ...
|Elon James White||02/04/2013||36||14||-||-|
|Greetings from This Week in Blackness
Greetings Daily Kos! My name is Elon James White and I'm happy to announce that we at This Week in Blackness will be posting directly to the DK community. I've been lucky enough to have my work ...
|Elon James White||02/02/2013||17||24||-||-|
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