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“I’m Not Racist” directed by Ben Proulx & Joyner Lucas, has garnered a lot of attention and praise – Black people love it, white people love it– it seems everybody loves it. But videos like this just don’t move me.

  It is important that you remember that history is written by the victors. It is important to note that most of the history of America was written by white people. It’s also important to note that, historically – white people are monsters. After vanquishing those who would oppose them, the victors are afforded the [...]

As I’ve declared time and again, I am not – indisputably not – a feminist. Part of the reason is because the feminist movement is so shrouded by the sheer fuckery of white womanry that I could never willingly associate myself with it. That said, I still recognize and appreciate the need for a movement which [...]

Last week a white woman ate some cake and a lot of people lost their shit. Most people missed the joke. But that’s not even the point of this piece. I don’t typically get too mixed up in the appropriateness of political satire because analyzing comedy is a zero sum game. Unless something is blatantly [...]

My social media timelines are bursting with talk about Charlottesville. No, I’m not providing a link because you all know what happened down there. My friends are all sharing news of the coverage with captions about how this is still happening in America. I keep seeing screenshots of tweets from witty white people calling out [...]

One day when my son was just four-years-old, I received a call from his teacher because he had thrown a few tantrums in the class that day and she wanted me to have a talk with him. I just happened to be home that day, so I did her one better and took the five-minute [...]

A wise person once told me to be careful what you wish for because you might get it. Well, white people have been asking for this for a long time and in this age of enlightenment, during this Global Awakening, I think it’s time they got it. Have you ever seen a kid get bullied? [...]

Get Out, the film about a black man who uncovers a sinister secret while off to meet his white girlfriend’s family, has people buzzing with discussion ranging from the humanity of Blackness under white gaze to analysis of the black identity in the horror film genre. One topic people can’t pass up is the depiction [...]

I recently re-watched The Lion King with my 3 year old for the first time since I was a kid – and I came to the conclusion that Mufasa was racist. Now Disney racism is not even close to new, but what I hadn’t realized was the clever way the movie feeds the audience the all [...]

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