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Blog Profile / Racialicious


URL :http://www.racialicious.com/
Filed Under:Society & Culture / Ethnicity & Race
Posts on Regator:3443
Posts / Week:11.2
Archived Since:February 11, 2009

Blog Post Archive

Assimilation Aesthetic

By Guest Contributor Ruth Hopkins, cross-posted from Last Real Indians … And Native appropriation continues to evolve in ever more bizarre ‘fashion.’ Apparently putting scantily clad white women in warbonnets is losing its shock value,...Show More Summary

What I Learned About Tech and Business from Tyler Perry

by Guest Contributor Jon Gosier, originally published at Gosier.org When I tell people I used to work for Tyler Perry there are overwhelmingly two reactions. The first is the number of people around the world who haven’t ever heard of him or his work. Show More Summary

Janet Mock and Maria Teresa Kumar Launch MSNBC Shows

Following in the footsteps of trailblazer Melissa Harris Perry, two more braincrushes just launched shows on MSNBC’s Shift streaming media brand. Maria Teresa Kumar, co-founder of Voto Latino with Rosario Dawson, is now anchoring “Changing...Show More Summary

What’s the Verdict? Racism and the Case Against Serial

By Guest Contributor Priya R. Chandrasekaran, special to Racialicious A month or so ago, I got into a debate with a friend at work about racism in the podcast Serial. Serial, a widely popular production of WBEZ Chicago, follows journalist...Show More Summary

Quoted: Carvell Wallace on Run-D.M.C. and Personal Revolution

Something else happened that day. I realized that I really liked being an anonymous kid on a street corner in L.A. I realized that I really liked not giving a solitary fuck about what anyone was doing, not even myself. I realized that in some way it was my natural state. Show More Summary

On Not Breathing Due to Failures of Democracy

Media is a grind. I’ve been out of the game for a little while, working mostly, so it’s been 18 months of learning how to make the news and how to make TV, and less of actually being on air, on camera, providing commentary. While inShow More Summary

Up To Speed: Why We Hope The Flash Hands The Wests A ‘Zeppo’ Episode

By Arturo R. García Just eight episodes into its debut season, The Flash has established itself as a viable long-term investment for Warner Brothers and the CW Network — we just hope that the show does some investing of its own not just in Team Flash, but in Iris and Joe West. Show More Summary

Quoted: Brentin Mock on Racism and Why We Can’t Breathe

Eddie Bautista, the longtime environmental justice advocate and director of the New York City Environmental Justice Alliance, was quoted in the article saying about Garner’s death, “There are [a] number of ways that racism plays outShow More Summary

WATCH: Melissa Harris-Perry And Guests On Public Perceptions Of Michael Brown and Eric garner

Rev. Dr. Jacqui Lewis: [Black pathology] has two causes: one is institutionalized racism, and we just have to admit that America was built on a fault line called race, and that thing is cracking wide open. So, all of these are symptoms of that. Show More Summary

Watch: Race + Police Discussion Featuring Eric Garner’s children, Latoya Peterson, and Franchesca Ramsey

By Arturo R. García Racialicious owner Latoya Peterson took part in a panel discussion moderated by Yahoo News host Katie Couric on Thursday regarding not only the death of Eric Garner, but the distrust characterizing the relationship between the New York Police Department and residents. Show More Summary

I Die a Little Bit Each Day

by Guest Contributor Aaron Goggans, originally published at The Well Examined Life I can barely express the depth of the pain and the anger I feel right now. I feel so helpless and powerless and hated. I feel so constantly plagued by doubt. Show More Summary

#ThisStopsToday: Eric Garner Grand Jury Decision Adds More Fuel To Protests Nationwide

A day after a grand jury decided not to indict a New York City police officer in connection with the death of Eric Garner, protests calling for justice in his name — alongside that of Michael Brown, Tamir Rice, John Crawford, Tanisha...Show More Summary

White Privilege in Spanish

By Guest Contributor Ray Heath After hearing that a grand jury decided not to indict Mike Brown’s killer, I took some time to meditate, cry, be angry, and shake my fist at the sky. I thought I was okay. But this morning when I got up...Show More Summary

Quoted: Chris Rock on Race and “Progress”

What would you do in Ferguson that a standard reporter wouldn’t? I’d do a special on race, but I’d have no black people. Well, that would be much more revealing. Yes, that would be an event. Here’s the thing. When we talk about race relations in America or racial progress, it’s all nonsense. Show More Summary

The worst reactions to John Boyega’s appearance in the Star Wars Teaser

This story is best read with the appropriate musical accompanyment: ONE YEAR BEFORE EPISODE SEVEN It was a momentous occasion. The sight of John Boyega in the first moments of the teaser for “Star Wars Episode VII: The Force Awakens”...Show More Summary

Weekend Reads

Can Whole Foods Change the Way Poor People Eat? [Slate] Where Robb went to Detroit to bridge the gap in food access between rich and poor, Detroit’s city planners saw Whole Foods as a way to not only serve its longstanding middle class, but to expand it. Show More Summary

#WeAreAllNatives Parody Ad Skewers Cultural Appropriation

Comedy troupe Stupid Time Machine just released a great parody ad in time for Thanksgiving. In their words: A Thanksgiving ad for Urban Outfiter’s new We Are All Natives collection – “Indian wear for the rest of us.” Filmed on spec by...Show More Summary

The Producer and the Anarchist: Dear White People’s Critique and Vision of Film

by Guest Contributor Mario Fitzgerald In one of the many footnotes in The Brief Wondrous Life of Oscar Wao, Yunior opines: “Rushdie claims that tyrants and scribblers are natural antagonists, but I think that’s too simple; it lets writers off pretty easy. Show More Summary

Voices: The Michael Brown Protests You Didn’t See

There will be those who will reduce Monday night to the sights of burning buildings and tear gas around Ferguson, Missouri, and use that to excuse and explain the police violence that both incited and accompanied them. But the reality...Show More Summary

New Fundraising Campaign Seeks To Preserve Sacred Land Of Pe’ Sla

Just over two years after the first fight to save sacred Native land in South Dakota, a new fundraising drive seeks to complete the drive to keep Pe’Sla — “the Heart of everything” — in indigenous hands. The campaign, organized by the Indian Land Tenure Foundation, seeks to raise $500,000 by Nov. Show More Summary

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