In 1971, President Richard Nixon declared a “War on Drugs,” saying that drug addiction was “public enemy number one.” The use of heroin was apparently on the rise; soldiers serving in Viet-Nam were disproportionately addicted to that drug. 629 more words
Tags » Racial Politics
The practice of skin bleaching encapsulates the idea of internalised racism. And it’s right under your nose, if you just look hard enough.
“I had no idea,” says my white friend when I bring her to the vast aisle in the black hair care shop where skin-lightening products are stacked in teetering columns.428 more words
Welcome to the great new game to play with all your white friends:
Which Region of the U.S. is Most Racist?
Which Region of the U.S. 329 more words
The world wasn’t ready for To Pimp A Butterfly. Hell, Kendrick Lamar wasn’t even ready. An accidental iTunes leak brought the release of the Compton rapper’s third full-length forward by a week, and its psuedo-surprise drop was swiftly followed by a string of poorly written first-listen reviews. 454 more words