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Racial Profiling in the United States

Demonstrators in New York City – USA – June 2012
Source: news.yahoo.com

In 2008, for the first time in US history, an African American made it to the top post in the White House. 462 more words

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Hair on stage

I know I’m late to the party, but I was busy with other matters last week. However, the issue of Gabby Douglas’s hair didn’t escape my attention. 446 more words

Racial/ethnic Stereotyping

Words never used to describe black women

I got this from another site and I felt it was too good not to share. Back to regular scheduled programming in a day or two. 6 more words

Racial/ethnic Stereotyping

Natural nod

I know it’s been awhile, but work has been crazy of late and I’ve been too tired and frazzled to put together anything resembling a coherent post. 868 more words

Curly/kinky Hair

Straight White Male: The Lowest Difficulty Setting There Is

I’ve been thinking of a way to explain to straight white men how life works for them, without invoking the dreaded word “privilege,” to which they react like vampires being fed a garlic tart at high noon. 921 more words

Confessions of LadyV69 reblogged this on confessionsofladyv69 and commented:

This has nothing to do with hair, but I'm reposting this person's blog entry on here because I feel it explains white male privilege perfectly.

Don't stand so close to me

You may recognize the title of the post from the Police song, “Don’t Stand So Close to Me.” Love that song. Actually, I love the group. 1,407 more words

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Why you shouldn't always assume

Just recently, I finished reading  “The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks.”

That’s her picture on the top of this post. She was a black woman who worked as a sharecropper who died at the extremely young age of 32 in 1951 of cervical cancer. 819 more words

Racial/ethnic Stereotyping