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Videos | Melissa Harris Perry’s Interviews with Ta-Nehesi Coates & Jonathan Chait

April 15, 2014


ICYMI 3CHICSPOLITICO Melissa Harris Perry had invited Jonathan Chait to join her and Ta-Nehesi Coates on the show together, since both of them had been engaged in an online debate on President Obama and Race, politics, etc. MHP-Ta-Nehisi Coates on culture, poverty, race, etc. Jonathan Chait debates “Race Has Been the Real Story of the […]

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What You Believe About Homosexuality Doesn’t Matter

December 22, 2013


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Lily Allen, Instersectionality and Aiming Fire at the Right Targets

November 16, 2013


Lily Allen has managed to inspire a lot of people and piss a lot of people off – including myself on both counts. I’ve been struggling with my own reaction to the video and all the legitimate criticism lobbed at the video (see previous links on this blog – both pro and con). I read […]

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President Obama on the Trayvon Martin case

July 19, 2013


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The Way Forward — Thoughts on the #WarOnWomen, Moral Mondays, SCOTUS rulings and How We Fight

June 27, 2013


Yes, I’ve been tweeting. Reading compulsively. Talking with allies on Facebook. But, it hit me last night over dinner with fine company, I haven’t really processed all the implications of this week. But, these are my own thoughts about what this week means for those of us motivated by justice, living in Red (or purple – […]

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Lessons from Childhood: The Lion King and Poverty

May 10, 2013


Originally posted on Girls in Capes:
Like many a 90’s child, The Lion King was one of my very favorite movies growing up. Timon and Pumbaa were funny, I couldn’t resist crying a little when Mufasa died, and it was tons of fun bouncing around on my couch with my little sister while singing “I…

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A Definitive Guide To White Privilege

April 29, 2013

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Everytime I ever taught about white privilege, the white students in the room were almost always unaware of it. And every person of color in the room, just nods. It is not their responsibility to enlighten white people or even have patience with us while we learn. That is part of the responsibility of being […]

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Racism and Trauma

April 17, 2013


Originally posted on White Mom Blog:
I saw Tim Wise speak at the University of Washington on April 9 and it was amazing. I’ve watched a ton of Tim Wise videos and read his book, “White Like Me,” but seeing him in person was a different experience. There is something to be said about a person who…

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Hipster Racism and other stuff

February 20, 2013


Get ready for a full-on sermon. Hipsters, you just got owned. 3CHICSPOLITICO The Best Take Down of Hipster Racism You Will Ever SeeI’ve watched and shared this video so many times that I figured I should blog about it. The poets are Kai Davis (left) and Safiya Washington (right) of the Philadelphia Youth Poetry Movement […]

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Video | Joe Rickey Hundley Slaps 2 Year Old For Crying On Plane: Tells Parents To “Shut That Nigger Baby Up”

February 18, 2013


This dude needs a very public shunning. 3CHICSPOLITICO Joe Rickey Hundley shown in a mugshot from a previous arrest, stands accused of slapping a crying child on an airplane and using a racial slur when asking the mother to subdue the toddler on Feb. 8. Family of boy slapped on plane speaks out The Bennetts […]

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