Category Race

Residential Racism — Truthdig RSS

“Sundown Towns: A Hidden Dimension of American Racism,” 2018 Edition A book by James W. Loewen Racism has despoiled our nation from its very inception. Slavery and Jim Crow have killed, maimed and degraded millions of human beings of African descent for centuries—a tragic legacy that continues, sometimes overtly, sometimes more subtly, into the early […]

Black Israelites

I’m sure abagond won’t mind my publishing this. But if he does, who cares? Wed Jan 23rd 2019 by abagond Black Israelites (1896- ), also known as Hebrew Israelites and similar names, are Black people who say they are descendants of the Israelites in the Bible. Most practise a Black American form of Judaism and account for […]

The diversity con game

Glen Ford […] …Black anchors are more likely to be believed by Black audiences, than white anchors. Their Blackness legitimizes media lies in ways that white news readers cannot. Thus, they are priceless corporate assets — and objective adversaries of the Black struggle. Media corporations were among the first to recognize that “diversity” among high-profile personnel legitimizes […]

Trump’s Racist Language of Pollution Drives His Brand of Fascism — Truthdig RSS

Editor’s note: This article was originally published on Truthout. The ruthless ideologies and policies of a fascist past are with us once again, and the warning signs can be seen in the emergence of the normalizing discourses of pollution and disposability. As a central element of neoliberalism, the discourse of disposability signals a society in… via […]

QOTD: The Diversity Hustle

I Couldn’t Have Said It Better Myself   There is only one thing more reprehensible than overt racism and that is exploiters who use the pains of marginalized people to advance their own agendas. There is a reason I find myself being more and more repulsed by Democrats, I’ve come to accept the mendacity of […]

The Worst “Fake News” Articles of 2018: New York Times Claims Russia Influenced African-Americans in the 2016 U.S. Presidential Elections — Global Research

By Timothy Alexander Guzman If there was a Fake News of the Year Award, This New York Times article would be in the Top 5 category for running one of the worst stories and may I add, a conspiracy theory for 2018. On December 17th, The New York Times published an article titled ‘Russian 2016 Influence Operation […]

QOTD: The Obama psychosis

  “The Obamas didn’t make the system, the system made them. Michelle Obama can ‘code switch’ and appear relatable because her status has been profitably branded to left-leaning constituents. Black Americans have historically been the most left leaning constituency and thus the most important to neutralize. The Obamas expanded war, austerity, and the militarized police […]