29 December 2009

When Will White People Stop Making Movies Like “Avatar”?

“Whites need to stop remaking the white guilt story, which is a sneaky way of turning every story about people of color into a story about being white.”


25 October 2009

Selection of immigration related front page headlines in British tabloids


16 September 2009

Racism in the background of US anti healthcare reform movement?

The article is more than a little partisan, but still an interesting facepalm inducing read.


25 August 2009

aryan outfitters ms ruth ku klux klan photoessay by photojournalist anthony karen

Aryan Outfitters, photo essay on Ku Klux Klan robe manufacturing

“Coming from five generations of Ku Klux Klan members, 58-year-old “Ms. Ruth” sews hoods and robes for Klan members seven days a week, blessing each one when it’s done.”

The robes are available in child sizes!

[via:Why the Fuck Do You Have A Kid]

5 July 2008

Dissection of early 20th century racist neuroscience paper

The article provides a look into some arguments used in lousy 19th and early 20th century science papers produced with the goal to produce evidence to support racial segregation.

“Some racial peculiarities of the Negro brain is the title of a long and technical paper by the anthropologist Robert Bennett Bean, published in the American Journal of Anatomy in 1906. It is one of a series of scientific papers written by Bean in the early 20th Century, in which he tried to provide scientific evidence of the inferiority of black people. … between the years of 1905-1907,[Bean] was an instructor in anatomy at the University of Michigan. It is during this period of his life that Bean began his investigations into “the Negro brain”.”

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