Category Archives: stereotype

Racism I Found Today: Non-Black Version of “The Talk”

I’m late hearing about this terrible and blatantly racist article.  It’s written as a response to recent articles about “the talk” that black parents have with their kids, especially Black Boys, in light of the Trayvon Martin murder.  Clutch summed it up … Continue reading

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No Question: This Nivea ad is racially insensitive (update: they apologized)

The black blogs are a buzz about this ad. Um…so a black man’s uncivilized self = Questlove.  AKA. a guy with a big afro and facial hair?  Really, Nivea?  I read about this on Tumblr and was cracking up at … Continue reading

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Django Unchained: I’m not interested in any movie where black women are repeatedly raped

I don’t know about you, but a movie featuring mildly thought out black female slave characters who are repeatedly raped at a club for white slave owners is not my idea of a great film.  I don’t want to see … Continue reading

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I am a Brown Twitter Bird

If you’re not hip to the #BrownTwitterBird movement and the “interesting:  Slate article by Farhad Manjoo that started it all, get hip!  Details here. My Bird’s name is Avian…as in Avian Flu.  She so fly!!  She so fancy! The #BrownTwitterBird … Continue reading

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Ninja, Pleassse! You sho is crazy, Ninja!

Black people, I have to say that I found this “Ninja, Say What?” video to be very informative.  As I watched it I said to myself, mmm…Black folk must really, really sound crazy sometimes depending on who is listening in … Continue reading

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Freaknik the Musical: May Have Set Blacks Back a Step or Two

I can sum it up in 2 words: Neo-Coonery Foolishness. I want the 30 min or so that I watched “Freaknik the Musical” back.  I think my credit score is actually lower this morning because I watched that mess.  That … Continue reading

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Why I Don’t Like Today’s Article in the Washington Post Express on Mike Epps

I read the Washington Post Express a lot in the mornings.  It’s got just the right mix of pithy entertainment and actual journalism.  Well, today I was in for a real Post-Racial treat. I don’t know who you are, Roxana … Continue reading

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Sunflower: The hoof polishing black centuar from Disney’s “Fantasia”

Cracked Magazine put together a list of Disney’s 9 most racist characters. Boy Thursday (1948) Uncle Remus in “Song of the South” (1946) The Indians in “Peter Pan” (1953) Sunflower the Centaur in “Fantasia” (1940) The Siamese Twin Gang in … Continue reading

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Lincoln was a Republican and I don’t care…

“…my master’s gone away!” It just makes me laugh when people post comments on Republican related articles on this blog in an effort to “educate” us about the Republican party’s connection to Abraham Lincoln.  Newsflash: I’m aware. There is a … Continue reading

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Black folk should be given our own holidays like the Jews.

Granted the majority of Black folk in America are Christian so we can’t play the religion card but wouldn’t it be nice if we could’ve taken a day off in observance of MJ’s death rather than minimizing and maximizing windows … Continue reading

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