Category Inverse Racism

Gangsta Rap: Cognitive subversion from below

 (part one of this is here: Up until the 1990s the cognitive linguistic changes imposed on the black community were benign and ostensibly positive. Switching from the term “Afro-American” to the term “African American”, as the proper, official, sanctioned form of reference, underscores black Americans’ African heritage; certainly something to be proud of. Capitalizing […]

We Were Eight Years in Power? Bullshit!

Ta-Nehisi Coates Is the Neoliberal Face of the Black Freedom Struggle by Cornel West Ta-Nehisi Coates’ We Were Eight Years in Power, a book about Barack Obama’s presidency and the tenacity of white supremacy, has captured the attention of many of us. One crucial question is why now in this moment has his apolitical pessimism […]

Larry Wilmore’s “my n*gga” comment to Obama was straight coonery

The Non-black president: “president of everyone except black people”

Obama Approves $12 Million for Holocaust Survivors, Not One Dime for African-American Reparations by Yvette Carnell Tragic as it was, the Holocaust didn’t occur in this country. It was a foreign atrocity. Still, Holocaust survivors receive more financial redress than the ancestors of African-American slaves. From the Times of Israel: The Obama administration has awarded […]

Respectable Negroes and Racialized Society

America’s “Good” Black Syndrome: Race, Class, and Somebody-ness by PAUL STREET “The United States,” the left historian Lawrence Shoup reminds us, “is a particular type of class society, a racialized one, where some groups are stigmatized as inferior because of their race, a belief spreading to all segments of society. One this oppressive idea becomes […]

White America’s Antipathy Towards Blacks Shared by First Black President

Celebrating (Conservative) Black History Month: Eric Holder/Loretta Lynch

 Meet Loretta Lynch – Obama’s Attorney General Nominee Who Might be Even Worse than Eric Holder by Mike Krieger via Liberty Blitzkrieg blog, On matters of policy, Ms. Lynch called capital punishment “an effective penalty” and said she disagreed with Mr. Obama’s statements that marijuana was no more harmful than alcohol. She called the National […]