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How Sharpton gets paid to not cry ‘racism’ at corporations

This sounds like a plot for a mafia movie

Want to influence a casino bid? Polish your corporate image? Not be labeled a racist?

Then you need to pay… 294 more words

Redneck Blackface

For a quarter I will dance for an hour
in my native garb of tartan flannel
and distressed tractor ad trucker hat,
and you can laugh, and you can laugh. 93 more words

“Welcome to the Minstrel Show Or… The Invitation To Participate In Your Own Degradation”

One of the most fascinating and shameful chapters of United States History is the development and flourishing of minstrelsy and the infamous minstrel show. In this so-called “art form” White vaudeville actors blackened their faces and drew on exaggerated features (e.g. 823 more words

Ratchet Television: Watch In Disgust

At the risk of sounding like a grouchy old uncle, I remember when to be on TV you had to have a skill. You had to be a singer, a dancer, an actor, or a rapper, a writer, a comedian; you had to do something. 782 more words

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Azealia vs. Azalea

Azealia Banks sits down with Hot 97 (here are the gifs of her statements) and eloquently vents about Iggy Azalea’s offensive image as well as the theft of black culture. 331 more words

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