A couple of months ago, Jamie Foxx was attacked on Twitter with racial slurs and death threats for coming to an award show dressed in a Trayvon Martin t-shirt but everyone is currently praising Macklemore, a white man, for dedicating his award to Trayvon Martin.
Bill O’Reilly even had the audacity to call Jamie Foxx “racist” for wearing the Trayvon Martin shirt.
Our problems as POC aren’t real until a white person like Macklemore voices their opinion on the issue, let a POC voice their opinion on the issues and struggles they encounter, they’re labeled as a “reverse racist” and “delusional” -Grace
"Moreover, popular narratives about the end of [legally sanctioned black, U.S slavery] erase[s] the agency of black people themselves.
And, I suppose we can say that if Lincoln did not really free the slaves, he was shrewd enough to recognize that the only hope of winning the civil war resided in pre-aiding the opportunity for black people to fight for their own freedom.”
Could you explain what's the issue with macklemore?
this week for my Obama and Race class we have to read his first book, Dreams From My Father, which I’ve never read until now…and I dunno, I never actually expected him to say anything good about race judging by his current policies and speeches.
"One day I asked here if she was going to the…
Why do you feel like black women are selective in their outrage? How do you know personally that we are upset at just black men critiques?
This guy was telling us a story about how he was at a house party in eads, Tennessee, right outside of Memphis.. He said there was drugs and alcohol everywhere and NOBODY WAS OVER 18… But he was like one of the only black people were there.. He said that the cops came and shut down the party.. And…