Category Archives: Race

Aretha – The Queen of Our Souls

The Queen of Soul was truly the Queen of our souls. A force of nature, Aretha Franklin was a gift from God who magically and seamlessly transcended generations and musical genres. She did what she did best, tell the story

Aretha – The Queen of Our Souls

The Queen of Soul was truly the Queen of our souls. A force of nature, Aretha Franklin was a gift from God who magically and seamlessly transcended generations and musical genres. She did what she did best, tell the story

Vintage Illustration Immigrants Coming to America

Who Says Trump Doesn’t Love Immigrants?

Donald trump loves immigrants. And he is generously willing to acknowledge the contributions immigrants have made to this great country, that is if they hew to the immigrants portrayal of his youth. Like his wives, Trump likes his immigrants to

Vintage Illustration Immigrants Coming to America

Who Says Trump Doesn’t Love Immigrants?

Donald trump loves immigrants. And he is generously willing to acknowledge the contributions immigrants have made to this great country, that is if they hew to the immigrants portrayal of his youth. Like his wives, Trump likes his immigrants to

Vintage Superman Diversity

Truth? Justice? The American Way?

Are truth and justice still part of the  American Way? In Donald Trump’s America, these bedrocks of our democracy feel like they are eroding all too quickly While our serial liar, bully-in-chief  has separated and contained children from their migrant

Vintage Superman Diversity

Truth? Justice? The American Way?

Are truth and justice still part of the  American Way? In Donald Trump’s America, these bedrocks of our democracy feel like they are eroding all too quickly While our serial liar, bully-in-chief  has separated and contained children from their migrant

American Diversity?

  There is no way to whitewash this; when President Trump says he want to “Make America Great Again,” what is meant is “Make America White Again.” Trump’s Make America White Again white nationalist agenda has never been more evident

American Diversity?

  There is no way to whitewash this; when President Trump says he want to “Make America Great Again,” what is meant is “Make America White Again.” Trump’s Make America White Again white nationalist agenda has never been more evident

What Are We Doing to These Children?i

Separation of migrant families is a draconian measure with long-lasting consequences for both the children and our society I want to scream. Hearing the plaintiff crying of these children makes me want to scream. Hearing the lies perpetrated by Trump

What Are We Doing to These Children?i

Separation of migrant families is a draconian measure with long-lasting consequences for both the children and our society I want to scream. Hearing the plaintiff crying of these children makes me want to scream. Hearing the lies perpetrated by Trump

Vintage photo cop at lunch counter

Be White – You Can’t Afford Not To

Retro Police Profiling “You can usually spot a wrong kid just by the way he looks,” the cop on the beat remarks over a cup of coffee to the counterman in this 1958 ad from  American Institute of Men’s and

Vintage photo cop at lunch counter

Be White – You Can’t Afford Not To

Retro Police Profiling “You can usually spot a wrong kid just by the way he looks,” the cop on the beat remarks over a cup of coffee to the counterman in this 1958 ad from  American Institute of Men’s and

Blackface ad Lifesavers 1950

Blackface Never In Good Taste

  Among the collection of vintage advertising we’re likely never to see today can be added this 1950 advertisement for Lifesaver’s Pep o Mint. Thinking nothing wrong in using black face to advertise their candy one even half expects the

Blackface ad Lifesavers 1950

Blackface Never In Good Taste

  Among the collection of vintage advertising we’re likely never to see today can be added this 1950 advertisement for Lifesaver’s Pep o Mint. Thinking nothing wrong in using black face to advertise their candy one even half expects the

vintage illlustration woman and laundrey

Make America White Again?

Despite Trump’s protests to the contrary, white supremacists everywhere are proudly ironing out their white sheets knowing they’ve got a fellow racist in the oval office. Or just as likely, now emboldened, they  are  tucking those sheets  away in their

vintage illlustration woman and laundrey

Make America White Again?

Despite Trump’s protests to the contrary, white supremacists everywhere are proudly ironing out their white sheets knowing they’ve got a fellow racist in the oval office. Or just as likely, now emboldened, they  are  tucking those sheets  away in their

Trump Hanksy Mural

Dump Trump

“Dump Trump,” street artist Hanksy’s N.Y.C. anti Trump mural from 2015 has never seemed more prescient. Trump is in deep doo doo. After Trump’s truly vile slur referring to immigrants from Haiti and Africa as coming from “shithole countries,” Donald-I-have-the-best-words-Trump

Trump Hanksy Mural

Dump Trump

“Dump Trump,” street artist Hanksy’s N.Y.C. anti Trump mural from 2015 has never seemed more prescient. Trump is in deep doo doo. After Trump’s truly vile slur referring to immigrants from Haiti and Africa as coming from “shithole countries,” Donald-I-have-the-best-words-Trump

NY Daily News Oprah and Trump 1999

Oprah and the Oval Office

Long before Julia Louis Dreyfus served as Americas favorite Vice President, another TV celebrity with mega watt star power was seriously considered for the second banana spot. Well sort of, if you consider the top banana spot was to be

NY Daily News Oprah and Trump 1999

Oprah and the Oval Office

Long before Julia Louis Dreyfus served as Americas favorite Vice President, another TV celebrity with mega watt star power was seriously considered for the second banana spot. Well sort of, if you consider the top banana spot was to be