Richard Scarry has created more than 300 children books in his career, dating back to 1949. He’s been quietly re-writing many of them, to adjust to society’s growing understanding and acceptance of gender roles and cultural relations. In fact, the changes have been there since 1991 and no one has taken much notice. It was Alan Taylor, a senior photo editor at The Atlantic, who noticed the changes in his child’s version of Best Word Book Ever and posted them … Keep Reading!!!
As you may recall, Gerod Roth was fired from his job at Polaris Marketing Group after he posted a photo of a co-worker’s son and watched as his friends posted a barrage of racist comments about the young boy.
Yesterday three-year-old Cayden’s mother and grandmother spoke out about how this story is affecting their family.
Today, Gerod speaks out to tell his side of the story. Gerod spoke to Fox5 about how this incident is affecting him.
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The three-year-old’s grandmother, Susan Hardy, is also speaking out and tells Atlanta Blackstar that while a lot of people were supportive, the two have also received a lot of hatred.
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All this hate came about. And now my daughter and my grandson are across the nation. He put not
By Nikki Waring.
Too often we see people deny that racism still exists in 2015. However, along with insidious forms of racism, blatant forms are still sadly seen in society on a regular basis. That is why we need to point out the problems when we see them: to remind ourselves and others this is still an ongoing problem, and to hold others accountable for their actions. Racism is not a thing of the past and this story shows how … Keep Reading!!!
Head of Spokane, Washington’s NAACP chapter, Rachel Dolezal, is under fire today after her parents produced her birth certificate, showing her to be born white, both of her parents being Caucasian.
Rachel’s mother claims Rachel started identifying as African-American around 2007 to fit in with her adopted siblings (who are all African-American). It should be noted there seems to be a family rift causing the 2 to not have spoken in years. Rachel’s mother also released some old family photos … Keep Reading!!!
In this experiment, a black man who said he moved to Lithuania just two weeks ago asks for help translating a racist message he received on Facebook.
This article was written by Mark Hagland, co-founder of Transracial Adoption Group, regarding the apology from the parents of the University of Oklahoma Sigma Alpha Epsilon members who were recorded chanting racial slurs.
I was added by a friend to the Transracial Adoption Group several months ago. Mark is an adult adoptee from Korea who always seems genuinely passionate about combating racism and educating and raising awareness regarding white privilege.
Post shared with permission via mommymeansit.com.
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“Racism insurance: for those times you just kinda weren’t thinking. (For everything but the N-word.)”
On May 3, 1946, Albert Einstein was invited to the campus of Pennsylvania’s Lincoln University, the first black university in the U.S. to grand degrees.
At the event, he delivered speech challenging the U.S. to lead other countries on a path to peace, by preventing war. He … Keep Reading!!!
Rose: We went to the movies, and my husband, they wouldn’t let him sit with the whites, but I could.
Roland: We came in hand in hand and the man told me, “You can’t sit up there, no, you have to go upstairs.” …. So, I thought, “Okay, we’ll go upstairs.” He said, “No, she has to go downstairs.” I looked at the man and I said, “Wait a minute…her body is just as black as mine, and she’s my … Keep Reading!!!
Vogue is once again in hot water for featuring what many are saying to be a culturally and racially insensitive fashion feature.
This time it is Vogue’s Italian division of the magazine, but this is just another in a long line of racist spreads.
While this is not typical minstrel blackface, many are suggesting these images are “non-traditional blackface,” and are just as offensive.
What do you think?
White privilege explained by a white man, and he’ll tell you why it is coming from him.