Title: The Ignorance of the Privileged:
Problems With Erasing or Overlooking the Evidence of Hatred
Author: [livejournal.com profile] teaoli
Genre: Essay/Critical Analysis
Summary: I am an inveterate seeker of approval. This has undermined my ability to express a point that is important to me.
Warning: This is a critique of social inequality as it informs popular fandom depictions of Lucius Malfoy. If you wish to engage in a discussion of the subject, please remain civil.

Welcome to the Dark Side. )
Jennifer Delany, the wife of a former New Jersey state assemblyman, made a poor choice; her poor choice is the reason her husband is now a former assemblyman.

Stupid is as stupid... )
Reposted from a non-lj private comm (Edit 10-Aug-2011: Now un-flocked because a subsequent message suggested this person actually has no excuse for the level of fail displayed, so I no longer feel I've reason to hide her presumptuous offensiveness from the rest of the world):

Apparently, I'm not Black, or Intra-racial race wank at fanfiction.net )

Oooh. Good getting that off my chest.
The Root quoted a statement Campbell issued:
"I am shocked. It's upsetting to be described as chocolate, not just for me, but for all black women and black people. I do not find any humour in this. It is insulting and hurtful."

I realise this is a matter of opinion and that other Black people might not see things Ms. Campbell's way, but this particular Black woman wholeheartedly agrees.

Read more... )
Moments ago, I watched a follow-up to a CNN story which ran yesterday.

Mississippi's chapter of the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People (please note: Making references to this organization is about the only time it's acceptable to call us "colored") wants Governor Haley Barbour to reject a bid by the Mississippi Division of the Sons of Confederate Veterans to make available a specialty license plate in honor of Nathan Bedford Forrest.

Wrong Argument )



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