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Diana Young - Diana Young
When people don't understand white privilege:

"Once upon a time in America, in order to become a lawyer all you had to do was pass the bar.

Somewhere around 1896, a black man did just that and became the first person of color to practice law legally in the United States. The response of the academic community was to mandate that a bachelor’s degree was required before anyone could pass the bar.

The few people of color who could afford higher education took their new BAs to the their bar exams. When they passed, a new mandate was set forth that only people who’d acquired a law degree could apply to the bar exam.

If you've ever wondered why certain professions are stereotypically dominated by certain people, it's not by accident, it's by design. Deliberate economic prohibitions were placed as obstacles in the path of those seeking lawful, gainful employment. This is colloquially referred to as: moving the goal posts.

Meritocracy is a myth."
capitalism  capitalism-greed  race  race-racism 
13 days ago by daguti
“How come all mass shooters turnout to be right-wing?!” : SelfAwarewolves
Not sure the source, but it's a screnshot of a forum. For context, this came out shortly after the New Zealand mosque shooting where 50 people were killed. The text reads:

"We're so fucked. Every single right-of-centre opinion will be associated with mass murder now. He name-dropped EVERY right wing talking point in his autistic manifesto and video. Support for Antifa has already gone up on social media. White identity, Trump, even fucking Pewdiepie all = murder now. This isn't even the first time, why do people keep fucking doing this, giving the left so much ammo?? The left has wone, we are fucking done. I'm going to rope. Fuck this absolute prick cunt double agent faggot for his utter stupidity."
politics-philosophies-republicans  race  race-racism 
27 days ago by daguti
Trump Treats Immigrant Crime Differently
When an undocumented person commits a murder, Trump talks about it incessantly. When, in 2017, a white guy like Stephen Paddock kills 58 people in Las Vegas and wounds 851, Trump has very little to say. See Less
people-donald-trump  hypocrisy  race-racism  race 
5 weeks ago by daguti
(6) Diana Young - Security asked a group of drunken men to leave a bar...
"Security asked a group of drunken men to leave a bar in IL

One of the men returned with a gun, shooting

Jemel Roberson quickly apprehended the gunman and held him on the ground

police arrived and

shot Jemel Roberson, and killed him

even with people in the bar screaming "he's security, don't shoot, no!"

Jemel Roberson was someone my friends knew

He was twenty six years old

he wanted to be a policeman

".... we’re all just broken because we have no answers," the Rev. Patricia Hill of Purposed Church said. "He was getting ready to train and do all that stuff, so the very people he wanted to be family with, took his life.""
race  race-racism  police  police-abuses 
november 2018 by daguti
This is the face of a terrorist: White people must understand the damage done by group blame that follows other terror attacks : TrueReddit
Talking about the Austin bomber, who turned out to be a 28 year old

Holy cow. The police chief said "“He does not at all mention anything about terrorism nor does he mention anything about hate, but instead it is the outcry of a very challenged young man, talking about challenges in his personal life,”" - un-fucking-believable. If he was brown, that fucker would never have been considered "challenged"
http://cbsaustin.com/news/local/austin-bombers-violence-didnt-meet-law-enforcement-definition-of-terrorism

more of a traditional news story on the bombings:
https://www.cnn.com/2018/03/25/us/austin-bombings-investigation/index.html
race  race-racism  terrorism  news  2018  analysis  crime 
march 2018 by daguti
Former Slaves' Stories of Abraham Lincoln in the South - The Atlantic
"Though there’s no evidence Lincoln actually made any of these incognito visits to the South—and ample documentation to suggest these visits were wholly fictitious—it’s important that many former slaves believed he did. Today, historical debates over emancipation often focus on whether it came from the top down or the bottom up—did Lincoln free the slaves, or did the slaves free themselves? But the stories of Lincoln coming down South suggest many freedpeople didn’t see this as an either/or question.

Did they need Lincoln? Sure. But emancipation wasn’t something Lincoln could just decree from on high. He had to come down South and get his hands dirty. Some even described him as taking on the guise of the trickster popular in black folklore, a sort of Brer Rabbit in a top hat. When former slaves claimed Lincoln had paid them a visit, they weren’t just inserting a beloved president into their story—they were inserting themselves into his story."
people-abraham-lincoln  history  slavery  interesting  culture  society  race  race-black-culture 
february 2018 by daguti
(2) RC Clark - BILL, BILL, BILL, BILL..
photo of a Bill Nye quote "Researchers have proven, scientifically, that we are all one people." .... Then Rafe chimes in saying the quote is wrong and quotes the following article: http://blogs.discovermagazine.com/gnxp/2013/05/why-race-as-a-biological-construct-matters/race, culture, society, analysis, people-rafe-kelley,
race  people-bill-nye  people-rafe-kelley  culture  society  analysis 
october 2015 by daguti
Can someone explain why it tends to be young, white men who have libertarian beliefs.
me-stuff = I never realized this. It's completely mind blowing and makes total sense. To be fair, I had flirted with this kind of "idea", but it was not even close to fully formed.
politics-philosophies-libertarian  race  politics  me-stuff 
october 2015 by daguti
For Irish Illegally In U.S., A Life Locked In Place, Hoping For Change : NPR
11MM illegals in the US and ~25% are not from Latin America. Think about that.
counterintuitive  race  race-immigration 
october 2015 by daguti
The White Man in That Photo
Amazing story of the white man in that photo. He seemingly suffered more at the hands of his white Australian compatriots than the black men did.
race  history  crime-unjust-accusations  crime-against-humanity-shameful  australia 
october 2015 by daguti
Novena-Chanel Davies, The Equilibrium Coach... - Novena-Chanel Davies, The Equilibrium Coach
The story of Weeksville (before Black Wall Street) - this ties in with the link I bookmarked 2015-09-16 "How Segregation Destroys Black Wealth"
race  poverty  history  nyc 
september 2015 by daguti
Young Chizz
Examples of white people rioting that hardly gets covered by the media.
race  video  crime-violence  crime-riots 
april 2015 by daguti
Black Wall Street "Tulsa Oklahoma 1921" pt 1 of 12 - YouTube
The first 8 minutes or so of the first clip is just pictures of hanging bodies. I don't think this is part of the official documentary, since another YouTube video of this same documentary (full movie in one video) didn't seem to have that in the beginning. See reddit post about this bookmarked with the same tags 2014-10-16
movies-to-watch-documentaries  race  disaster  disaster-man-made  crime-violence  crime-against-humanity-shameful  countries-united-states-america 
february 2015 by daguti
A Deficit of Dignity: Obama has been insulted, lectured, yelled at and disrespected in public, by public figures, in a way that few if any American presidents have faced. : politics
Society is too close to the forest right now, but in 100 years, they'll look back and wonder how people could have been so racist, all the while denying that race had anything to do with it.
people-barack-obama  race  ethics 
december 2014 by daguti
What My Bike Has Taught Me About White Privilege | A Little More Sauce
I thought I was going to hate this, but the analogy is particularly well suited to the purpose. Perhaps because I've ridden in traffic and know just how dangerous "good, well intentioned drivers" can be - never mind the ones high out of their mind or the ones who actively hate you. --------------------- wealth-income-distribution = Although this guy is talking about race, I think the analogy is perfectly suited to discussing middle class privilege and how anyone middle class or above sees the poor. It's not just about "trying harder" or "working longer", there are active issues that keep you down, unable to work longer, get places you need to go, etc.
race  bicycle  explanation-simplification  wealth-income-distribution  me-stuff 
september 2014 by daguti
Bayard Rustin: Who Is This Man? - State of the Re:Union
Fascinating how Bayard Rustin helped shape MLK and we've never heard his name.
people-martin-luther-king-jr  race  hiddeninfo 
august 2014 by daguti
How Turbans Helped Some Blacks Go Incognito In The Jim Crow Era : Code Switch : NPR
In 1940's America, race was literally a black and white issue. If you weren't black, you were white - or at least treated as one. As such, "A turban makes anyone an Indian."
race  interesting  survival-urban--disguise  crime-impersonation-catch-me-if-you-can  countries-united-states-america 
july 2014 by daguti
Michael Dunn Calls Himself A Victim, Urges Others To Kill More Blacks | LiberalAmerica.org
So sad. This guy and many like him are so ignorant of the real causes of thug behavior. "“This jail is full of blacks and they all act like thugs,” he writes. “This may sound a bit radical, but if more people would arm themselves and kill these fucking idiots when they’re threatening you, eventually they may take the hint and change their behavior.”"
race 
february 2014 by daguti
Paula Deen Wants You to Meet Her Black Friend Hollis - YouTube
While trying to prove she's not a racist, Paula Deen introduces her black friend. "Come over here, Hollis. We can't see you against that black board."
funny  race  video 
july 2013 by daguti
All-white town fights to preserve segregation in Mandela's 'Rainbow Nation' - World News
KLEINFONTEIN, South Africa - An all-white enclave less than an hour from South Africa’s capital is fighting to hold on to a segregated life reminiscent of the country before Nelson Mandela toppled the apartheid regime.  “We feel that our culture is being threatened.
society  race  culture  countries-continents-africa 
june 2013 by daguti
Do Racism, Conservatism, and Low I.Q. Go Hand in Hand? | Psychology Today
"The idea is that for those who lack a cognitive ability to grasp complexities of our world, strict-right wing ideologies may be more appealing."
psychology  cognitive-load  politics-philosophies-republicans  race  intelligence-iq 
april 2013 by daguti
For Republicans, Just Doing the Math is Frightening - NationalJournal.com
"Democrats are doing better among voters who can be considered the future. Republicans are doing well among those who could be described as the pre-dead."
politics  election  demographics  politics-philosophies-republicans  obsolete-discontinued-abandoned  race 
january 2013 by daguti
Malcolm X - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
In a 1965 conversation with Gordon Parks, two days before his assassination, Malcolm said:
[L]istening to leaders like Nasser, Ben Bella, and Nkrumah awakened me to the dangers of racism. I realized racism isn't just a black and white problem. It's brought bloodbaths to about every nation on earth at one time or another.
Brother, remember the time that white college girl came into the restaurant—the one who wanted to help the [Black] Muslims and the whites get together—and I told her there wasn't a ghost of a chance and she went away crying? Well, I've lived to regret that incident. In many parts of the African continent I saw white students helping black people. Something like this kills a lot of argument. I did many things as a [Black] Muslim that I'm sorry for now. I was a zombie then—like all [Black] Muslims—I was hypnotized, pointed in a certain direction and told to march. Well, I guess a man's entitled to make a fool of himself if he's ready to pay the cost. It cost m
race  history  biography  people-malcolm-x 
january 2010 by daguti
Skin colour map (indigenous people) - Maps and Graphics at UNEP/GRID-Arendal
Skin colour map (indigenous people) - Maps and Graphics at UNEP/GRID-Arendal
maps  reference  geography  race  statistics  visualization 
january 2008 by daguti
Martin Luther King: More than a dream (Ablogistan)
Martin Luther King's legacy is being whittled down and simplified, leaving younger generations knowing little of King's life. Specifically, his anti-poverty and anti-war work that often made him unpopular while he was alive are overlooked by many today.
society  culture  politics  people-martin-luther-king-jr  poverty  race 
january 2008 by daguti
(2004) Bill Cosby, “The Pound Cake Speech” | The Black Past: Remembered and Reclaimed
On May 17, 2004, the NAACP staged a gala celebration at Constitution Hall in Washington, D.C. to commemorate the 50th anniversary of the U.S. Supreme Court Decision in Brown v. Board of Education. Comedian, actor and philanthropist Bill Cosby was asked to
race  culture  society  large-systems  poundcake-speech 
december 2007 by daguti
Banish The Bling
Have we taken our eyes off the prize? The civil rights movement continues, but the struggle today is not so much in the streets as in the home -- and with our children. If systemic racism remains a reality, there is also a far more sinister obstacle facin
race  culture  society  large-systems  poundcake-speech 
december 2007 by daguti
Bill Cosby's Rant - Life, Hacks, and Internet
Brown or black versus the Board of Education is no longer the white person’s problem. We have got to take the neighborhood back. People used to be ashamed. Today a woman has eight children with eight different ‘husbands’ — or men or whatever you c
race  education  society  culture  children  childrearing 
october 2007 by daguti

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