Yes, it has been a while for us here at the PolisciAfterparty, and I’m not sure just how often posts will be coming, but for right now, we are back. And I tell you, I loved, during our little break, that we didn’t have to encounter any stupid, probably deep-south, conservative bigotry regarding the First Family…oh wait, thats not right at all…
This photo was taken of Malia Obama wearing an anti-nuclear weapons T-shirt. Well, the fantastic human beings over at the Free Republic website (please note the sarcasm) took to bashing this picture with some of the most tasteful comments I have ever seen (after the break)… Continue reading
The following is excerpted from this website, which I discovered through a multicultural education listserv to which i subscribe. I thought you all would enjoy it as much as I did…
This is Your Nation on White Privilege
For those who still can’t grasp the concept of white privilege, or who are constantly looking for some easy-to-understand examples of it, perhaps this list will help.
- White privilege is when you can get pregnant at seventeen like Bristol Palin and everyone is quick to insist that your life and that of your family is a personal matter, and that no one has a right to judge you or your parents, because “every family has challenges,” even as black and Latino families with similar “challenges” are regularly typified as irresponsible, pathological and arbiters of social decay.