Tag: Race

June 12 is for Loving

On June 12, 1967, the United States struck down anti-miscegenation laws in the famous Supreme Court case, Loving v. Virginia.  Festivals have sprung up around the country to celebrate June 12 as “Loving Day” and there is even an official lovingday.org…

#BringBackOurDaughters: The Kidnapped Girls of Chibok Deserve More

According to accounts, on April 14, 2014 armed members of Boko Haram overwhelmed security guards at an all-girls school in Chibok, Nigeria. The kidnappers, members of am Islamic terrorist group called Boko Haram,  pulled the girls out of bed and forced…

Guess Who Can’t Go to A Clippers Game Now: NBA comes down hard on Sterling.

Today Commissioner Adam Silver announced that after an extensive investigation, LA Clippers’s owner Donald Sterling is banned from the NBA for life and will be fined 2.5 million! Read more about it here.  And if you want more hilarious Twitter reactions…

Update: Donald Sterling’s girlfriend recorded over 100 HOURS conversation between the two…someone is about to get paid.

 Despite her claim that she is not Donald Sterling’s girlfriend (if my eyes could roll any harder at that statement they would fall out my head) TMZ.com is reporting that V. Stiviano is in possession of over 100  HOURS of recorded conversation…

Donald Sterling Just Let’s All the Racism Out: Extended Transcript Even Worse Than Original

So last week, TMZ.com posted a recording of Los Angeles Clipper’s owner Donald Sterling discussing the beauty and importance of diversity. Wait, my bad. I mean TMZ.com posted a phone call, recorded by Sterling’s ex-girlfriend V. Stiviavino of Sterling going all 12 Years of…

Monday’s Links We Love and Love to Hate

A Breakdown of the latest race, gender and just plain interesting news popping up on the web: — Love:  Black Twitter’s Reaction to Sally Mae’s  anniversary. — Love:  “Sally, Sally” I can’t afford my hair.” The above video, Tuition, a…

Scandal: Sex, Subtext and Subversion

This post was originally entitled “The Best Critique / Defense of Olivia Pope You Will Ever Read” but since the original title is much more succinct and honestly perfect, we decided to keep it. On November 23, 2013, I was scrolling down…

Richard Sherman, the rant and white girl victimhood: what the media isn’t talking about

Richard Sherman plays football for the Seattle Seahawks. During the NFC Championship game on Sunday, I am told Richard Sherman played very good football. After playing very good football, FOX sports reporter Erin Andrews interviewed Sherman. During said interview, Richard Sherman had some very powerful, magnificently…

“Meet Your First Black Girlfriend” video hilariously saves white guys from awkward moments.

I laughed out loud the first time I watched this video; it manages to be both equal parts instructive and funny. While some of it has to be exaggerated… I can’t imagine that anyone with any common sense (or a healthy respect for living) would ask their girlfriend how…