nwlinks + race   76

Same But Different
My friend Siobhán: "I can see the world as a white person and as a black person."
race  ireland 
4 weeks ago by nwlinks
My President Was Black
Ta-Nehisi Coates on Obama's presidency.
Uspolitics  race 
december 2016 by nwlinks
The Curious Case of Dorothy L. Sayers
Yes, I'd noticed this too - great analysis.
literature  race 
august 2016 by nwlinks
Dear Summer
Why @tochitruestory hates it.
race  uspolitics 
july 2016 by nwlinks
Matthew Parris: For the first time in my life, I feel ashamed to be British
Anti-immigrant feeling won it for Leave, and they know it. They used it, rode it and are complicit in it. I’ve been dismayed to see people I’ve respected descend to this. I never thought either that the reserves of xenophobia in England were so strong, nor that people who should know better would play upon them with such careless cynicism. I was doubly naive.
ukpolitics  race  eu  brexit 
july 2016 by nwlinks
Oh, So Now I’m Bangladeshi?
On hyphenation and nationality.
race 
april 2016 by nwlinks
Black and Blue
Tochi reflects on race and the US election.
uspolitics  race 
march 2016 by nwlinks
A Jew in Bradford
My sympathy to @b_judah, assaulted by anti-Semitic @ukrespectparty supporters.
ukpolitics  race 
may 2015 by nwlinks
Hedge
The facts in the "Muslim/Gypsy" burial case. (No thanks to Richard Dawkins.)
religion  race 
february 2015 by nwlinks
Strange Fruit PR
Why the Twitter Outrage was necessary.
uspolitics  race 
december 2014 by nwlinks
Einstein: The Negro Question
"The more I feel an American, the more this situation pains me. I can escape the feeling of complicity in it only by speaking out."
uspolitics  race 
december 2014 by nwlinks
The dubious Michael Brown pathologist
America! Where anyone can do an autopsy!
uspolitics  race 
december 2014 by nwlinks
Shallow-buried stories of slavery in the South
Frederick Douglass and Maryland. (And Ireland.)
usa  race 
november 2014 by nwlinks
Continuum GoH Speech
N.K. Jemisin on race, gender, history and SF.
sf  sexandgenderandsexuality  race 
june 2013 by nwlinks
Are the Black Jews Jewish?
Indigenous Judaism in Africa.
religion  race 
july 2012 by nwlinks
Michelle Alexander on Mass Incarceration and The New Jim Crow
The United States imprisons a larger percentage of its black population than South Africa did at the height of apartheid,
usa  race 
april 2012 by nwlinks
When Ulysses S. Grant expelled the Jews
A military order in 1862, immediately countermanded by Lincoln and repented by Grant in later life.
usa  race  history 
march 2012 by nwlinks
EU propaganda video | openDemocracy
Dismal chronicle of something which seemed like a good idea at a time, but wasn't.
eu  race 
march 2012 by nwlinks
Letters of Note: I have no ancestors of that gifted people
"if impertinent and irrelevant inquiries of this sort are to become the rule in matters of literature, then the time is not far distant when a German name will no longer be a source of pride." (25 July, 1938)
race  tolkien 
march 2012 by nwlinks
Basil D'Oliveira obituary
I don't care about cricket, but found I had something in my eye reading this.
race 
november 2011 by nwlinks
treize64: What, child? What child?
"While I can smile at the intentions here, the method turns my stomach to the point of vomiting...the word "nigger" is a fact of American history and the current cultural fabric and every attempt to run away from the problem of its existence only buttresses the negative forces of ignorance powering it."
race 
january 2011 by nwlinks

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