Tag Archives: Racism

SNL’s unfunny, racist White Christmas sketch tops off a year of embarrassing white pop culture

Tweet Saturday Night Live is really running with their jokes about how they’re aware of the criticism that their cast is super white and male. They think it’s hilarious and edgy to joke about that while not actually recruiting women of color to join the cast. Their latest not remotely funny bit of hipster racism [...]
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American Horror Story: Coven is getting race all wrong

Tweet I’ve been watching the American Horror Story series since it started. And although the show hasn’t succeeded in giving me anything close to a nightmare since it’s first season, I’ve stood by to watch the story lines play out. But I’m dreading tonight’s episode because of the show’s problematic representation of blackness. SPOILER ALERT! [...]
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Weekly Feminist Reader

Tweet (We haven’t been able to find a transcript for this video. If anyone is able to post one in the comments we’d be very grateful!) Some mainstream media recognition for Renisha. Surviving in Numbers: “the silence is the worst part.” Sarah Palin and the right’s obsession with slavery. This data on abortion didn’t come [...]
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In context: Justin Bieber’s racist graffiti

TweetImage Credit In the past few weeks I have been forced to think and talk about Justin Bieber more than I had ever hoped to do in this lifetime. Generally, I could care less about the teenage pop star, but lately he has been making headlines with his behavior abroad, some of which we have [...]
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Washington Post columnist says Republicans aren’t racist but biracial families make them nauseous

TweetApparently Republicans aren’t racist. But the biracial family of future NYC mayor Bill de Blasio makes them want to vomit. Tweet
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