Category Archives: Society/Media

Warner Bros.’ racist cartoons are troubling.

This morning I read  an article on Slate.com calling for the release of vintage cartoons depicting Blacks in a distorted, dehumanizing way.  I am appauled and against it. Here’s an edited version of what I had to say on Slate.com. … Continue reading

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The Rutgers suicide reflects serious moral issues.

When I read about Tyler Clementi, my heart broke for him and his family.  Then one word came to mind: morals.  As in, where were Dharun Ravi’s and Molly Wei’s morals during their little caper? These two so-called “friends” taped … Continue reading

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Did they lighten Gabby Sidibe? Elle magazine responds.

Elle’s October issue features Precious star, Gabourey Sidibe.  As soon as the cover hit, it raised some eyebrows about her color (and overall quality of the photo, itself).  I wrote a post saying how terrible I thought it was, and … Continue reading

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Tennessee church shows its Muslim brothers some love.

When Pastor Steve Stone and the  Heartsong Church of Cordova, Tennessee heard Muslims or a  new mosque was moving into the neighborhood, they didn’t burn Korans or offer free spray painting services.  Nope. They extended themselves in friendship.  I was … Continue reading

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Remember the 2009 book burning?

According to NPR, Dove World’s Koran burning protest is nothing new.  Back in 2009, a  little church in NC publicized a similar stunt, except their plan was to burn different books  and novels outside their theology (including modern versions of … Continue reading

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Dove World: This is your gentle reminder to knock it off!

Dear Dove World: This is a gentle reminder to cancel your Burn a Koran Day Event.  Ok. You’re on the map. Pastor Idiot Terry Jones has gotten attention and your  Sunday offerings probably increased.  But as I said before, the … Continue reading

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Liberals Attacking Palin Vanity Fair Expose’ as Sexist? But, why? We hate her!

This week, the Women’s Media Center and its partner organizations launched an anti-sexism campaign titled, Name It. Change It (NICI).  And boy, do they mean it. The initiative associated with feminist goddess Gloria Steinem to address misogyny toward policy makers … Continue reading

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