Please step your bigot game up!

"Vintage racism" text over image of white woman sitting on black woman "chair"

Original image credit: Buro 24/7

Seriously, it’s 2014 and we’ve already been hit with a bunch of racist fuckery. And it’s not even good. 

To my douchey frat guys, hosting race-themed parties and stereotyping black people is so last decade! You can do better. Why didn’t you just graduate with a 1.9 GPA and no student loans, still snag a better job than a black person from your school with a 3.6 GPA and $60,000 of debt, become a little successful, and then become a success story for your fraternity and school? Now THAT’S how you make a joke at the expense of people of color!

Madonna, the alleged queen of pop. You’ve been around the block enough to know the “n word” is not for you! It’s the oldest trick in the book. But you tried it anyway. Boring! Shake things up a little bit this year. Call yourself a feminist and embrace the collective, affirmative nod you receive from the mainstream movement. Allow yourself to be uplifted as a feminist icon and heralded as the change all women need to see. Don’t listen to Beyoncé, no one is going to question your wardrobe, your parenting, or your sexuality. Maybe you could even twerk a time or two if you really want to seal the deal.

And to dear Dasha Zukhova, sitting your white rich ass on a chair made in the image of a scantily clad black woman? Come on, that’s textbook dehumanization and objectification. Go deeper! Instead create a “Black Issue” of your magazine that includes no models at all, only mannequins and other pieces of (ugly) human furniture. Be sure to throw in some white mannequins as well–you don’t want to scare your readers away. The subtlety of having this special issue be completely void of humanity will certainly offend people of color but your vision will be heralded as groundbreaking!

You should all be ashamed of yourselves for these 100 level bigot antics. It’s a new year and you can all do better! *rolls eyes”

Avatar Image Sesali is looking forward to bigotry that, if nothing else, requires some critical thinking.

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3 Comments

  1. Posted January 22, 2014 at 6:35 pm | Permalink

    I literally gasped in shock when I scrolled to the full photo. I can’t even begin to explain how angry and confused I am. Who in the photography department passed this as a to-be-publicized photo? Who thought this looked okay?! I… I just… I…?!

  2. Posted January 23, 2014 at 4:22 am | Permalink

    This is just awful. :( I’m surprised nobody has commented about this yet. Completely unacceptable!

  3. Posted January 23, 2014 at 12:12 pm | Permalink

    It’s so difficult for me to understand why frat boys keep having these parties and then posting the evidence on social media. They know the outcome, and still do the shit.

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