Archives for August 2007

via RaceWire: The look and language of UNICEF’s Africa’s campaign

Published on 5 Aug 2007 at 12:10 am. 17 Comments.
Filed under Africa,black image,education,racial rhetoric,racism.

Thought ya’ll might enjoy this one… via RaceWire: Tip to Color of Change for forwarding this one. Cross-posted from Black Women in Europe.

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Safe terms, Euphemisms, Distracting Discursive Projects: “White Privilege,” What’s in a Name?

Published on 4 Aug 2007 at 11:54 pm. 10 Comments.
Filed under academia,collective action,racial rhetoric,racism,radical politics.

also check me at kameelahwrites. —— Racialicious pointed me toward an awesome blog called the North Star which is “an online forum of discussion and debate maintained by black activist and justice-minded students at Yale University. By creating an easily-accessible online library of social and political commentaries, we strive to foster a community voice that […]

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Join the Performance: National Day of Panhandling for Reparations

Published on 3 Aug 2007 at 10:13 pm. 10 Comments.
Filed under art,collective action,history,radical politics,theatre.

No commentary from me, just throwing this out to ya’ll. Tell me what you think. Do you plan to get involved? Let me know what’s up. from Artist, Author and Speak Damali Ayo’s site: October 10, 2007 We are taking it to the streets. Join the First Annual National Day of Panhandling for Reparations OCTOBER […]

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We don’t hire “Ghetto Dudes”

Published on 1 Aug 2007 at 8:40 am. 13 Comments.
Filed under mainstream culture,news/politics,racism.

In the song, “Why” (Remix), Nas has a verse where he poses the question, “Why do schools care about your son’s braids more than they care for his grades?” I often analyze this song when I’m doing Hip-Hop workshops to see if students can relate, or if they think Nas is just exaggerating. Without fail, […]

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