Southside Remittances: Asian Privilege →
bankuei: Yawn. So we understand men get male privilege? We understand straight folks get straight privilege? We understand cisfolks get cis privilege? We understand white folks get white privilege? We understand colorism gives lighter skinned folks color privilege? So can we step to Privilege 102 and…
Southside Remittances: What Makes A Racist →
therotund: So, after some of that nonsense yesterday, I drove home thinking about how some white people seem to have a skewed understanding of what makes a person a racist. A racist doesn’t have to hate people of color the way we see on tv. I mean, yeah, we’re all familiar with the Klan…
A lot of people tend to put honesty in a mixing bowl with confounding variables...– naija (via vagabondaesthetics)
Southside Remittances: Stolen land, stolen lives →
bankuei: With the last reblog, I’m thinking about how the white mainstream paints all the POC complaining about being owed something as ridiculous and leech like. But. All the land, all the natural resources were stolen from the nations that lived here. For generations upon generations, black labor was…
occasionally pensive: re internalized misogyny →
daniellemertina: It is one thing to have a conversation about how men perpetuate the oppression of women, but at some point there has to be a conversation about how women themselves support patriarchal notions that impede the empowerment of women. It’s a weird thing to watch in action. Patriarchy as a system…
An American academic once told me: ‘Many people in the Islamic world think...– The roots of Israeli exceptionalism (via lotus-eyes, so-treu) (via chinna-chinna-aasai)e (via cijithegeek) (via wretchedoftheearth) (via wontbetelevised) (via untilbloodspills) (via asiahamina) (via hiphopcheerleader)
An even bigger issue is that if people think social justice is about niceness,...– The Revolution Will Not Be Polite (via hiphopcheerleader) Reeeeeeeaaaaaaaaaaaaaaad this aaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaarticle! (via mrmistofales) brb gonna go revel in the accuracy and fucking relevance to just everything rn (via deliciouskaek)
Esoterica: Some Latin@ bloggers you should be... →
so-treu: political-linguaphile: who-is-v te ha preguntado: 2012-06-15 13:49 Hey! I’m a Latino love your blog! It’s so amazing! I from Canada but I grew up in LA. Wanted to ask if you could recommend any blogs similar to yours? Like Latino empowerment, current issues, etc….
Is it Fair for Chefs to Cook Other Cultures’... →
bankuei: gondoleia: Last week, the New York Times published a piece by me entitled “Cuisines Mastered as Acquired Tastes.” In it, I tried to explore how American-raised chefs learn to cook the food of immigrant cultures, and why they so often become more successful than the immigrants themselves. I admit the article started in my head because I felt that immigrant chefs often get dealt a...
At some point in life the world’s beauty becomes enough. You don’t need to...– Toni Morrison (via quote-your-life)
Ex-loan officer claims Wells Fargo targeted black... →
bankuei: kingjaffejoffer: “In sworn court testimony, she described watching loan officers comb through heavily African American areas such as Baltimore and Prince George’s County, forging relationships with churches and community groups to sell their members shoddy mortgages. She says she processed loans for homeowners with sterling credit ratings with higher interest rates than they needed...
The axe forgets; the tree remembers– African Proverb. (via theblacksophisticate)
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Pinkwashing South Africa [Africa is a Country] →
crankyskirt: Guest Post by T.J. Tallie and Maria Hengeveld This week BBC News reported on the rise in Cape Town’s status as a premiere international gay tourist destination. The article itself went on to report at length from gay South African hoteliers and organizers, many of whom lavished praise on the progressivism enshrined in the country’s constitution, and the comparative sense of...