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I drink white tears~ - This is a resource post for all the Good White...

I drink white tears~ - This is a resource post for all the Good White...
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Les « vérités » d’Eric Zemmour : les femmes diluent-elles le pouvoir ? | Olympe, traqueuse de stéréotypes Si les contradicteurs d’Eric Zemmour ont tellement de mal avec lui, c’est qu’il part toujours de faits observables et peu contestables. Auxquels il fait ensuite dire ce qui lui convient. Il y a quelques semaines, cette interview par Ruth Elkrief a pas mal circulé sur les réseaux sociaux et donné lieu à quelques réactions (le blog des Martiennes, les Nouvelles News). Eric Zemmour y énonce une série de « vérités » : « Il y a un lien entre pouvoir et virilité, les hommes ont inventé le pouvoir », « le pouvoir est masculin » et il ne manque pas de préciser, que, bien entendu, il y a des exceptions et des femmes qui ont accédé au pouvoir en utilisant des valeurs masculines. Qu’y a t-il à redire à ça ? Rien, il a raison sur tout. Et polémiquer là-dessus revient d’une part à renforcer sa position puisque l’auditeur ne peut que lui donner raison, et se retrouver à défendre des positions peu assurées, ce qu’il ne manquera pas évidemment de souligner. On reste loin de la parité

Recognizing privilege and structural racism now playing Recognizing privilege and structural racismup next Only abortion clinic in Miss. facing shutdown Is the Vatican sending mixed messages? Obama takes new aggressive stance on Russia Any chance for Mideast peace? Controversy around racially-charged tapes Paul Ryan to meet with Black Caucus Women running out of options? MHP: Why changing Redskins’ name makes sense i. “Your name is Tasbeeh. Don’t let them call you by anything else.” My mother speaks to me in Arabic; the command sounds more forceful in her mother tongue, a Libyan dialect that is all sharp edges and hard, guttural sounds. “Don’t let them give you an English nickname,” my mother insists once again, “I didn’t raise amreekan.” My mother spits out this last word with venom. But she is fierce and fearless. On my first day of school, my mother presses a kiss to my cheek. “Your name is Tasbeeh,” she says again, like I’ve forgotten. ii. Roll call is the worst part of my day. “Tas…?” “Tasbeeh,” I mutter, with my hand half up in the air. A pause. “Do you go by anything else?” “No,” I say. “Tazbee. She moves on before I can correct her. “Tazbee,” says one of the students on the playground, later. iii. I do not correct anyone for years. “Your dad up there, Bin Laden?” “My name is Tazbee,” I say. iv. I go to middle school far, far away. I am one of two headscarved girls at this new school. v. vi. vii. viii.

The Distress of the Privileged « The Weekly Sift This time, though, it doesn’t work. No wife, no kids, no food. Confused, he repeats the invocation, as if he must have said it wrong. After searching the house, he wanders out into the rain and plaintively questions this strangely malfunctioning Universe: “Where’s my dinner?” Privileged distress. If you are one of the newly-visible others, this all sounds whiny compared to the problems you face every day. Tempting, but also, I think, a mistake. So I think it’s worthwhile to spend a minute or two looking at the world from George Parker’s point of view: He’s a good 1950s TV father. George never demanded a privileged role, he just uncritically accepted the role society assigned him and played it to the best of his ability. It seems so unfair. Levels of distress. George deserves compassion, but his until-recently-ideal housewife Betty Parker (and the other characters assigned subservient roles) deserves justice. Tolerating Dan Cathy. “Nothing mutual about it.” Christian push-back.

The People You Meet When You Write About Race by Guest Contributor Crommunist, originally published at The Crommunist Manifesto This post was inspired by Pervocracy’s “The People You Meet When You Write About Rape.” Mr. History “Black people were enslaved like a million years ago. Ms. “We need to recognize that everyone is just the exact same on the inside. Mr. “It’s people like you that are the real racists! Ms. “I’m a black person, and I haven’t ever felt mistreated because of it. Mr. “Here is the dictionary definition of racism. Ms. “Sure, racism used to be a big problem, but there’s lots of black people in prominent positions these days. Mr. “White people are the worst! Ms. “White people are the worst! Mr. “I’m so sick and tired of people talking about ‘white privilege’. Ms. “Affirmative action? Mr. “Of course you’d say that – the NAACP has been pushing that lie since they were formed! Ms. “You monkeys are just mad that you’re genetically inferior to our master race! Mr.

Ancien commandant de police, je fais la queue avec un sans-papiers chinois Officier de police, j’ai passé sept ans dans un service antiterroriste, puis une douzaine d’années dans différents cabinets ministériels. Aujourd’hui à la retraite, j’ai fait la queue pendant plusieurs dizaines d’heures (en dix-huit mois) au service des étrangers de la préfecture des Yvelines pour y accompagner un « sans-papiers » chinois d’une quarantaine d’années dans ses démarches de régularisation. Weisheng (prénom modifié) habite en France depuis 2001. Je le connais depuis 2009. Making of J’ai rencontré cette année l’auteur de ce témoignage, riverain de longue date, pour parler de son expérience dans la police. Cette expérience, contradictoire en apparence avec ses anciennes fonctions dans la police, semblait lui tenir particulièrement à cœur. Camille Polloni Je me suis aperçu que l’arrêté de reconduite à la frontière était signé par Michel Jau, préfet des Yvelines. « Motifs exceptionnels » La France, « pays de la loi » (en chinois) Et Weisheng dans tout ça ?

Intent! It’s Fucking Magic! | Genderbitch: Musings of a Trans Chick Crossposted to Questioning Transphobia Warning: This post is sarcastic to such a point as you may actually slip in the pools of sarcasm that are dripping off of it. Please walk carefully. The caution cones are there for your protection. Also, we totally didn’t intend for you to slip so we’re not responsible if you do. Today, someone said a slur. So if you out a trans woman? See, the great thing about this thaumaturgy is that it protects anything a privileged asshole says! So say, if you make a bunch of racist jokes, instead of contributing to the systemic oppression of POC, the bewitching might of Intent (I’m capitalizing the I now, to give it proper respect as a primary element) spreads out, blocking every single person from fully hearing the awful racist shit you just said, further preventing them from internalizing it and using it to justify actions. But you see, it goes further than that. Intent is so unbelievably epic that it doesn’t just cover slurs. Isn’t that magical? Like this:

Reading List | An Indigenous History of North America This is a kind of working bibliography, a record of all the material I have read (or in some cases, watched) in the process of learning about indigenous history. It also contains books that I am planning to read but haven’t yet gotten to. Note: I don’t necessarily uncritically endorse everything on this list; however, I have gained valuable information from all of these resources. Always read documents on indigenous people with caution and a critical mind. As of manoominike-giizis (wild rice season) 2012, I have mostly been focusing on the Great Lakes and the northern Plains, but I intend to eventually cover history all the way from the Aleutian Islands to the Isthmus of Panama. Early History Cahokia by Pauketat and Emerson1491 by Charles C. 1500 to 1830s The Middle Ground by Richard WhiteCommon and Contested Ground by Theodore BinnemaStorms Brewed in Other Men’s World by Elizabeth A. 19th Century Bury My Heart At Wounded Knee by Dee BrownGhost Dances and Identity by Gregory E. 20th Century

Unpacking the Invisible Knapsack II This article is based on Peggy McIntosh’s article on white privilege and was written by a number of straight-identified students at Earlham College who got together to look at some examples of straight privilege. These dynamics are but a few examples of the privilege which straight people have. Lesbian, gay, bisexual, and queer-identified folk have a range of different experiences, but cannot count on most of these conditions in their lives. On a daily basis as a straight person… I can be pretty sure that my roomate, hallmates and classmates will be comfortable with my sexual orientation. If I pick up a magazine, watch TV, or play music, I can be certain my sexual orientation will be represented.

Debunking the Big Lie Right-Wingers Use to Justify Black Poverty and Unemployment | Tea Party and the Right July 29, 2011 | Like this article? Join our email list: Stay up to date with the latest headlines via email. In April, the Oklahoma legislature passed a constitutional amendment that would do away with affirmative action policies in the Sooner State. Kern suggested that blacks simply don't work as hard as whites. Kern was simply advancing one of the most enduring and pernicious untruths in America's political economy. It's also thoroughly and demonstrably untrue, flying in the face of decades of serious research findings. It's a myth that should be put to rest by the economic experience of the African American community over the past 20 years. In order to buy the cultural story, one would have to believe that African Americans adopted a “culture of success” during the Clinton years, mysteriously abandoned it for a “culture of failure” under Bush and finally settled on a “culture of poverty” shortly after Lehman Brothers crashed. That's obviously nonsense.

Vos désirs sont des échos ou des egos ? c’est le petit matin. elle a dormi une partie de la nuit tournée contre moi. j’étais toute la nuit sur le dos, elle se collait à moi. à des moments elle posait son bras sur mon torse pour tenir mon épaule, à d’autres moments elle m’entourait de sa jambe et enfonçait sa tête dans mon cou. c’est le petit matin, je m’éveille un peu, je suis toujours sur le dos, elle est tournée de l’autre côté. je veux me lover contre elle, me caler dans son dos. la serrer doucement, ne pas la réveiller, me rendormir contre elle. je suis toujours sur le dos. je regarde son épaule, je regarde le plafond, son épaule, le plafond, son épaule, le plafond. je suis toujours sur le dos. elle dort, elle respire, je l’aime, j’essaye de respirer. je suis toujours sur le dos. toujours toujours. je ne peux pas me tourner, je ne peux même pas glisser ma main dans son dos. mon corps est immobile, le jour, la nuit. des sangles invisibles contiennent mes mouvements. toujours toujours. ce n’était pas vraiment une histoire. zig

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