Tag: white privilege

“Sanders & Clinton compete for Black Vote” – Seriously?

A couple of days ago I was at the gym trying to keep the metabolism in check, when my attention was drawn to CNN’s, MSNBC, and other stations’ latest headline news – “Sanders and Clinton compete for Black vote.” For most of CNN’s viewers who remain immersed in a post-racial rhetoric this statement may read

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Los Borregos and Acts of Inequitable Compassion

Most of the Mexican@s and Chican@s reading this will most likely know what “borrego” refers to and for the rest, no I’m not talking about some fluffy sheep roaming about the pasture. “No seas como los borregos,” or, “No seas una borrega.” Loudly hearing those phrases my dad has continuously said to me since I

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“Spirit Flesh” aka Twisted Co-optation

He calls himself the “Father of the Modern Primitive Movement, Teacher & Artist.” He was “born in 1930 on what was then an Indian Reservation, Fakir is a depression baby from Aberdeen, South Dakota.” South Dakota people! (see http://fakir.org/aboutfakir/index.html). Many of the images you will find on his website highlight bare-breasted women pulling chest piercings. Yes

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The deceitful cloak of well-intended white (and white-ified) feminist liberals*…

How many times will we be at the brunt end of the white feminist liberal do-gooders? I don’t see color, I see people. I empathize with you. I understand. Serious? You understand nothing. You continuously undermine and disrespect me. You use your swift and skewed semantic moves against us. When will you be forced to

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