Posts Tagged: Racism

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

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

Vanity Fair Hitler Mussolini 1932 Fascism

History – Attention Must Be Paid: Listening to Charlottesville

There’s no way to whitewash this – it’s time to pay attention to history again. History played out in front of us all this past weekend and we could not look away from the vile images. Angry people carrying torches

Vanity Fair Hitler Mussolini 1932 Fascism

History – Attention Must Be Paid: Listening to Charlottesville

There’s no way to whitewash this – it’s time to pay attention to history again. History played out in front of us all this past weekend and we could not look away from the vile images. Angry people carrying torches

Archie-Bunker Carroll O Conno

Are Trump Supporters Racists?

  Those Were the Days Today on Morning Joe,  Rob Reiner kept it 100. When asked why some people support Trump the legendary director and activist said it’s because they are racists. Now  Reiner is no meathead – he knows

Archie-Bunker Carroll O Conno

Are Trump Supporters Racists?

  Those Were the Days Today on Morning Joe,  Rob Reiner kept it 100. When asked why some people support Trump the legendary director and activist said it’s because they are racists. Now  Reiner is no meathead – he knows

20 dollar bill Harrriet Tubman Jackson

It Matters Who Matters

Pictures matter. Whether an illustration on a book cover or a portrait on money, the images show how we want to remember history Once upon a time men dominated our national mythology and American history was for white men only.

20 dollar bill Harrriet Tubman Jackson

It Matters Who Matters

Pictures matter. Whether an illustration on a book cover or a portrait on money, the images show how we want to remember history Once upon a time men dominated our national mythology and American history was for white men only.

The Danger of the “Other”

Be Afraid….Be Very Afraid We need to be on high alert The threat is real. We need to be vigilant not only about extremist terrorists who wish to do us harm, but about the ramped up stereotyping and creeping xenophobia

The Danger of the “Other”

Be Afraid….Be Very Afraid We need to be on high alert The threat is real. We need to be vigilant not only about extremist terrorists who wish to do us harm, but about the ramped up stereotyping and creeping xenophobia

collage vintage family traveling in car and police officer stopping a car

Driving While Black- Not So Happy Motoring

Happy Motoring is not something Black drivers can take for granted. Americans have long been urged to discover the vast greatness of America by car. What many discover especially when driving while black, is the rules of the road are

collage vintage family traveling in car and police officer stopping a car

Driving While Black- Not So Happy Motoring

Happy Motoring is not something Black drivers can take for granted. Americans have long been urged to discover the vast greatness of America by car. What many discover especially when driving while black, is the rules of the road are

Confederate Flag’s Stained Heritage of Hate

For those who still insist that the Confederate flag is a mere symbol of southern heritage and not one of hate, it should come as no surprise to the rest of us to whom it symbolizes and evokes years of

Confederate Flag’s Stained Heritage of Hate

For those who still insist that the Confederate flag is a mere symbol of southern heritage and not one of hate, it should come as no surprise to the rest of us to whom it symbolizes and evokes years of

Teaching Racism

A Texas elementary teacher gives new meaning to Throwback Thursday. Now that Karen Fitzgibbons has been fired, I’m sure the “I’m-not-a-racist” Texas 4th grade teacher who proposed segregation on a Facebook post, can find another teaching job where her opinions

Teaching Racism

A Texas elementary teacher gives new meaning to Throwback Thursday. Now that Karen Fitzgibbons has been fired, I’m sure the “I’m-not-a-racist” Texas 4th grade teacher who proposed segregation on a Facebook post, can find another teaching job where her opinions

Jim Crow sign entrance Movie poster To Have and Have Not

Jim Crow Goes to the Movies

What was black and white and divided by color? Some with a long memory might answer the movies. Today some might just answer Hollywood. Recent accusations that the movie business is a “white industry” was pretty much confirmed by the

Jim Crow sign entrance Movie poster To Have and Have Not

Jim Crow Goes to the Movies

What was black and white and divided by color? Some with a long memory might answer the movies. Today some might just answer Hollywood. Recent accusations that the movie business is a “white industry” was pretty much confirmed by the