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Is Britain racist to the core?
Clip from a Frankie Boyle show after the elections. Rapper and poet Akala making a bunch of good points about structural racism in the UK.
Interesting  racism  UK  culture  politics  General-Election-2015  bigotry 
june 2015 by FearMeForIAmPink
Lighten Up
A strong point, and a beautiful use of design, image, and concepts like hexadecimal web colours on a post about colour, race, and racism
Interesting  comics  racism  image  geeky  design 
march 2015 by FearMeForIAmPink
The problem with “We are all Oxford"
When people say they've experienced racism, it's not good to dismiss it with "But we're trying really hard!" or "But these other people haven't experienced that!"
fail  racism  Oxford  university  culture  comment  Interesting 
march 2014 by FearMeForIAmPink
IAC's PR Chief Apparently Tweeted a Bizarrely Tasteless Joke About AIDS and Africa | Adweek
She's apparently 'unreachable on an international flight'. Going to have an interesting landing then. Company owns Match.com, OkCupid, Vimeo, Ask.com, Dictionary.com, & more.
wtf  racism  Africa  AIDS  twitter  unconfirmed-report 
december 2013 by FearMeForIAmPink
Minneapolis professor Shannon Gibney: Reprimanded for talking about racism.
'The American myth of rugged individualism is alive and well. We love to believe that nothing determines our life’s chances but our capacity to dream and work hard, despite reams of evidence to the contrary.'
education  academia  university  people-suck  racism  discrimination  marketisation 
december 2013 by FearMeForIAmPink
Marine Le Pen to face prosecution for comparing Muslims to Nazis - Telegraph
'after the European Parliament's legal committee recommended that the far-Right leader be stripped of her immunity.'
law  the-far-right  France  politics  posttofacebook  news  crime  bigotry  interesting  racism  via-Bart-Calendar 
june 2013 by FearMeForIAmPink
US supreme court hears challenge to Voting Rights Act in southern states | Law | guardian.co.uk
'Case could end requirement for states with history of discriminatory policies to get federal approval for election laws'
history  politics  USA  bigotry  interesting  racism  democracy  voting  culture 
february 2013 by FearMeForIAmPink
George Galloway refuses to debate with Israeli student at Oxford | Politics | guardian.co.uk
Stay classy George. To refuse to recognise Israel is one thing but to refuse to debate with someone because of their nationality is quite another.
politics  posttofacebook  fail  bigotry  George-Galloway  Israel  Respect-party  racism  wtf 
february 2013 by FearMeForIAmPink
Words Mean Things by Patrick Chapin — Five With Flores
'We can go on about how that word doesn’t mean what it used to, so people shouldn’t be offended by it, but in the real world, that hurts people, particularly ourselves. It influences how we think, and not necessarily for the better.'
psychology  language  interesting  racism  LGBT  culture 
january 2013 by FearMeForIAmPink
Respect activist: was Hitler the bad guy? | The Jewish Chronicle
Their new woman's officer saying schools "brainwashing us and our children into thinking the bad guy was Hitler." and also "What have the Jews done good in this world??"
via-James-Graham  posttofacebook  reverse-Godwin?  Hitler  bigotry  racism  fail  politics  George-Galloway  Respect  wtf  what-the-everliving-fuck 
october 2012 by FearMeForIAmPink
We are Waltham Forest
'a campaign launched by Waltham Forest residents to show the EDL that they are not welcome in our multicultural borough.'

The EDL are planning on marching in Walthamstom on 1st of September, this is a page for people wanting to counter-march/protest against them/celebrate the UK's multiculturallism.
posttofacebook  London  racism  bigotry  English-Defence-League  multiculturalism  interesting 
august 2012 by FearMeForIAmPink
Far-right supporters agree with armed attacks | World news | The Observer
Significant numbers of far-right supporters in the UK consider violence and "armed conflict" a legitimate form of political expression, experts will warn this week.
racism  posttofacebook  dude...  politics  violence  the-far-right  news 
march 2012 by FearMeForIAmPink
The picture that shames Italy - Europe - World - The Independent
2 Roma kids drown (lifeguards tried to save them). Then, everyone got back to sunbathing and swimming, the bodies still there.
posttofacebook  children  racism  culture  Italy  water  sea  death  interesting 
january 2012 by FearMeForIAmPink
The Day MLK Died - Photo Gallery - LIFE
LIFE photographer … had unfettered access to the hotel grounds, Dr. King's room, and the surrounding area.
discrimination  racism  posttofacebook  death  history  photography  interesting 
january 2012 by FearMeForIAmPink
Babes of the BNP | VICE
The stupid, it burns. Particularly "I wouldn't mind them if they actually worked and didn't take all of our jobs" That's an impressive self-contradiction to fit into a single sentence. Some of the pictures may be mildly NSFW.
semi-nsfw  posttofacebook  interview  stupidity  women  politics  BNP  discrimination  racism  wtf 
january 2012 by FearMeForIAmPink
5 Old-Timey Prejudices That Still Show Up in Every Movie | Cracked.com
'…certain weird movie stereotypes refuse to die, but there are larger, sadder trends that seem like they'll never go away.'
film  racism  discrimination  sexism  image  interesting  people-suck  via-Andrew-Ducker 
november 2011 by FearMeForIAmPink
Let the EDL racists march | Nina Power | Comment is free | The Guardian
"By denying one group its right to public protest, the government moves closer to banning us all"
protest  news  discrimination  racism  via-Andrew-Ducker 
august 2011 by FearMeForIAmPink
Herman Cain: Muslims must show loyalty to work for me – CNN Political Ticker - CNN.com Blogs
GOP presidential candidate Herman Cain stood firm Friday on his promise to make Muslims prove loyalty to the U.S. Constitution before appointing them to his administration - a test, he has said, that would not apply to people of other faiths.
USA  dude?  discrimination  wtf  racism  republican  people-suck 
august 2011 by FearMeForIAmPink
‪YouTube Video: How The Media Plays With Muslims' Emotions‬‏
Australian TV station shows a shot of an angry Muslim shouting at the camera… without showing all the harrasing and provocation from the cameramen beforehand.
terrorism  racism  religion  media  bias  people-suck 
july 2011 by FearMeForIAmPink
Europol Report: All Terrorists are Muslims...Except the 99.6% that Aren't | loonwatch.com
'Islamophobes have been popularizing the claim that “not all Muslims are terrorists, but (nearly) all terrorists are Muslims.”  Despite this idea becoming axiomatic in some circles, it is quite simply not factual.'
interesting  politics  lies  statistics  terrorism  racism  religion  via-Andrew-Ducker 
july 2011 by FearMeForIAmPink
Ferretbrain - Musings on Race in Fantasy or: Why Ron Weasley isn't Black
Discussion of the general lack of non–white people in fantasy novels, and indeed lack of Italian-looking people playing Romans and Italians. Blames it largely on visual shortcuts, such as a red haired, befreckled boy being an earnest and reliable sidekick. Reminds me of Anansi Boys, where the majority of the main characters are black, and IIRC it mentions when a character is white, but not when they're black.
comment  discrimination  interesting  racism  fiction  story 
july 2011 by FearMeForIAmPink
Washington Man Wrongfully Arrested for Check Fraud at Chase Bank - ABC News
Black guytries to cash a (large) cheque at a bank. Bank refuses, has him arrested for cheque fraud. They fairly quickly work out they're wrong, ring up cops to say its a mistake. Cop they call is out, so the guy spends four days in jail. During which his car (left in the bank's park) is impounded then auctioned. Lack of car leads to him losing his job. One wonders at the likelihood of that happening to someone who wasn't black.
USA  dude...  racism  law  police  via-theweaselking  wtf  people-suck 
july 2011 by FearMeForIAmPink

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