Spreading Santorum →
Many contradictions between the conservative religious candidate and Catholicism.
The Soapbox Schtick: Open letter to my fellow... →
thesoapboxschtick: Ok, so I’ve been reading a lot of posts on tumblr lately from somewhat-uppity (albeit probably well-meaning) white liberals talking to PoC about the Trayvon Martin murder. The debates are usually about white liberal’s reactions to the murder, whether or not it’s ok for us white folks to wear…
Geraldo Revera in 1955
paxamericana: “I am urging the parents of black and Latino youngsters, particularly, to not let their young children go out whistling. I think whistling is as much responsible for Emmett Till’s death as Roy Bryant and J.W. Milam are.”
Why Trayvon Martin is about race, not self-defense laws. There have been many distractions from the actual cause of the cause of Trayvon Martin’s death and the lack of prosecution of the murderer George Zimmerman. The worst of which are attacks on the victim ranging from the neighbor of George Zimmerman stating this whole incident would have been avoided if Trayvon responded appropriately when...
Why Trayvon Martin’s death is so disturbing to me. Unfortunately Trayvon Martin’s murder is just one of many acts of violence against black men that goes unprosecuted due to racism. With Oscar Grant, Rodney King and others, it was easy to blame the victim. Grant might have been involved in fight that night, he might have said some offensive things to the police officer. Rodney King was an...