It Was No Compliment to Call Bill Clinton 'The First Black President' In 1998, Toni Morrison wrote a comment for The New Yorker arguing that “white skin notwithstanding, this is our first black President.
Blacker than any actual black person who could ever be elected in our children’s lifetime.” Last week the New York Times, implicitly cited Morrison’s piece, and claimed the author was giving Clinton “a compliment.” A Mother’s Day Look at Life For Moms of Incarcerated Children. “Having my son in prison has turned my life upside down,” says Irene Soto, a single mother of four adult children living in San Jose, California.
“I worry every day for his safety and his well being. I feel lost and lonely without him.” Soto’s son, now 36 years old, was sentenced to 35 years to life in prison in December 2008. “My world crumbled,” adds Soto, who didn't disclose her son's crime. While the extremely high rates of incarceration of men of color, particularly black men, get increasing attention, fewer talk about the impact that this has on the families and communities they leave behind. Women in particular—mothers, daughters, siblings, partners, grandmothers—often face a large burden when their relatives or loved ones are incarcerated. “Once a month I wait to hear his voice,” says Soto. Recently Soto was part of Essie Justice Group's nine-week cohort of women who met weekly in the Bay Area. A 2015 Essie Justice Group cohortPhoto:Courtesy of Essie Justice Group.
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Bobby E. Wright THE PSYCHOPATHIC RACIAL PERSONALITY Mp3 Clips Video Player THE PSYCHOPATHIC RACIAL PERSONALITY by Dr. Bobby Wright. Published by Third World Press, 1984. Available HERE Dr. Danger, Discrimination, Heartache, and Triumph: Being a Black Mother - Home. Charged with same crime, Iowa paper shows black suspects’ mug shots but whites get yearbook pics. An Iowa newspaper is accused of pro-white bias after it handled the same alleged crime between two different sets of suspects in radically different ways.
Blogger Rafi D’Angelo at SoLetsTalkAboutIt.com pointed out that in reports filed on successive days, the The Gazette in Cedar Rapids printed mug shot photos of black burglary suspects and yearbook photos for white burglary suspects.
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Join our email list: Stay up to date with the latest headlines via email. This article updated from original, which appeared in Role Reboot. New Favorite Tumblr: Having It Some. The new Tumblr Having It Some aims to be an online repository for companies’ parental and family leave policies.
Started by feminist writers Sarah Seltzer and Meredith Clark, they’re particularly interested in the policies of media and nonprofit organizations that work on women’s, gender, and family-based issues. One would hope these organizations would put their feminist ideals into practice. BattyMamzelle: For Feminists Who Resort To Racism When Slut Shaming Is Not Enough. White Feminists, we need to have a chat about this unruly beast we call feminism, and the intersection of race and sexuality.
I like to assume that you mean well, but you've been fucking up quite a bit in the last few months, and I think it's my duty as your presumptive sister-in-arms to do some minor course correcting for all our sakes. The White Problem — The Message. This is Part One of a Series on Whiteness.
(Part Two) “Politically, the Negro is the touchstone of the modern democratic idea. Pinkwashing South Africa. (Hoping that) Women Hurt: regret as a tool of advocacy. Two weeks ago, Irish parliamentarians were invited to a presentation on the subject of “abortion regret”.
While the invitation didn’t explicitly advocate for the continued illegality of abortion, no one could fail to recognise its underlying agenda: firstly because it came from Senator Rónán Mullen, who’s barely known for anything else, and secondly because the featured speaker, Julia Holcomb, is a spokesperson for Silent No More, a self-described “project of Priests for Life and Anglicans for Life”. Holcomb was there not only to share her own unhappy story, but to convince Irish politicians of the need to maintain our near-absolute ban on abortion, in an attempt to prevent others from experiencing the same regret. At the same time, we’re seeing the emergence of a new anti-sex work campaign led by women who describe themselves as “survivors of prostitution”.
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“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. I am seven years old and it has never occurred to me to disobey my mother. Until twelve years old, I would believe God gave her the supernatural ability to tell when I’m lying.