Posts tagged racism
Mother’s day was this past weekend, and if you didn’t know that, you’ve probably already been on the recieving end of a guilt-riddled phone call. However, just like last year, while shopping for cards for those I know that have expunged a human from their loins, I came across some very unusual cards. And, just like last year, I thought I’d share them with the rest of the internets.
Let’s kick things off with a card that seems to completely miss the point.
Did you know that black mothers occasionally need to be reminded of their blackness?
I’m not exactly what a portrait of “whiteness” More >
So I was in a particularly good mood earlier today, for no real reason, and inexplicably I started whistling “Zippity-doo-dah” to myself. It’s a catchy, happy song, despite its origins in Disney’s nefarious “Song of the South.” I caught myself happily whistling along with Uncle Remus, merely celebrating my good day, and I stopped and asked myself: does this make me racist?
Weighing heavily on my mind is the recent controversy in the video game press surrounding Newsweek blogger N’Gai Croal’s comments over the Resident Evil 5 trailer. To sum up everything, the RE5 trailer shows the game More >