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Archive for the ‘Prejudice and Racism’ Category

Posted by KQµårk 死神 On Apr - 17 - 2010 40 COMMENTS

I came across a site that contained a test Harvard created for a study which tries to measure your conscious and even subconscious biases. The have bias tests for race like black and white, ethnicity, religiosity, gender preference, sexuality, disability, age, weight, weapons and ever your preference towards President Obama. […]

Posted by nottoolate On Mar - 6 - 2010 41 COMMENTS

As a follow-up to Hate in America, did anyone see the DKos diary on the group in Texas called Repent Amarillo? http://www.texasobserver.org/dateline/he-who-casts-the-first-stone What’s next for Repent? They’ve posted a “Warfare Map” on the group’s Web site. The map includes establishments like gay bars, strip clubs and porn shops, but also […]

Posted by javaz On Feb - 21 - 2010 108 COMMENTS

A Federal Grand Jury has been investigating Sheriff Joe Arpaio for abuse of power in Maricopa County, Arizona since January 7th, 2010. The investigation is in regards to Sheriff Joe’s actions against those in Maricopa County that disagree and/or criticize him. Sheriff Joe and his close friend, the County Attorney […]

Posted by Chernynkaya On Feb - 12 - 2010 47 COMMENTS

The Southern Poverty Law Center counted 926 active hate groups in the U.S. in 2008—that’s a 54% rise since 2000.  And those are only groups, lone wolves—no one knows how many. Statistics from the Federal Bureau of Investigation report the incidence of hate crimes showed an eight percent increase between […]

Posted by Chernynkaya On Feb - 8 - 2010 70 COMMENTS

WHAT IS HATE SPEECH? Hate speech is the kind of speech used to denigrate an individual or a group of people because of something about them, such as their race, ethnicity, gender, age, nationality, religion, sexual orientation, disability, ideology, social class, or physical appearance. Speech is considered written or oral […]

Posted by javaz On Feb - 6 - 2010 77 COMMENTS

As everyone probably knows by now, the great Tea Party Convention is in full swing this weekend in Nashville. A whopping 600 teabaggers are gathered to hear their leaders, and are especially excited to hear Sarah Palin. The convention kicked off to a great start with notable speaker Tom Tancredo […]

Posted by Chernynkaya On Feb - 2 - 2010 37 COMMENTS

While the subject of hate is complex, hate itself can be divided into two general categories: rational and irrational. Unjust acts inspire rational hate. Who but the most spiritual or the most philosophic of us could argue that hatred of someone who had maliciously harmed us or our loved ones […]

Posted by Chernynkaya On Jan - 31 - 2010 88 COMMENTS

Rush Limbaugh: “[I]n Obama’s America, the white kids now get beat up with the black kids cheering.” Glenn Beck: “So here you have Barack Obama going in and spending the money on embryonic stem cell research. … Eugenics. In case you don’t know what Eugenics led us to: the Final […]

Posted by Tiger99 On Jan - 27 - 2010 29 COMMENTS

 On January 18th 2010  Mike Greenberg of ESPN’s Mike & Mike In The Morning spoke the following ” Mike & Mike In The Morning on ESPN Radio talking Football with you on this Martin Luther C’word King Jr. holiday”…   Later that evening Mike Greenburg issued this statement on ESPN: “I just […]

Categories: Prejudice and Racism
Posted by SueInCa On Jan - 21 - 2010 65 COMMENTS

Well folks, now we have it, a bonafide all white basketball league trying to start playing as early as this summer.  The league is being put together by Don “Moose” Lewis as “fundemental basketball” as opposed to the “street ball” played in the NBA. And there is one other special addition […]

Posted by Pepe Lepew On Jan - 18 - 2010 70 COMMENTS

This image is my great-great-great-(great)?grandfather Louis Battenotte. [Warning, this post contains rough language, but I believe it’s important] I was once called a “Nigger.” It was when I was walking down a street in Saskatoon, Sask., when I was a kid. A cousin and I were walking down to the […]

Posted by Tiger99 On Jan - 14 - 2010 25 COMMENTS

 “Throughout the history of the human race, even up till the present moment, one of the most potent forces which men use to rally oppressed peoples together, in their drive towards freedom and emancipation from their oppressors, is religion. Men who have successfully led their enslaved peoples from bondage and […]

Posted by KevenSeven On Jan - 4 - 2010 232 COMMENTS

PLAINS, Ga. — The U.S. Secret Service says it is investigating an effigy of President Barack Obama found hanging from a building in the hometown of former President Jimmy Carter. As perfectly despicable and racist as this patently is, it does not look to me to be a crime, and […]

Posted by Scheherazade On Dec - 25 - 2009 44 COMMENTS

This morning my partner’s mom came to our room to ask me about something. She told me that my would-be brother-in-law just got an email that says the White House refused to let any ornaments on the tree that were Christian, but would allow ornaments with Muslim themes. Do the […]

Posted by Corgi Lover On Nov - 20 - 2009 13 COMMENTS

Cartoon by Jeff Parker – Courtesy of Politicalcartoons.com – http://www.cagle.com/news/Thanksgiving09/main.asp I saw this cartoon and I had to share it with everyone.  It says so much of the worldview of our conservative brethran, and yet if it was the shoe on the other foot…

Posted by KQµårk 死神 On Nov - 13 - 2009 82 COMMENTS

Motown Records was formed in 1959 by Berry Gordy to give African Americans a record label where they could get the full artistic respect and freedom they deserved.  Motown Records not only started a great musical movement but accelerated the civil rights movement because now African American music was untethered […]

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