Category Archives: People

Why Don’t Black People Defend Other POC Groups?

Disclaimer: this is not an academic article, but rather, a general observation based on conversations and discussions. This topic has come up plenty of times in discussions, both in person, and on the web. Why don’t black people defend other … Continue reading

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Proxy Whites

DISCLAIMER: This is a controversial topic. The term may cause insults to many, especially those who may fit into the “proxy” white category through no fault of their own (after all, you can’t change what you are). Realistically, the blame … Continue reading

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The Two Types of Bullies, and how to deal with them

When you think of a bully, what comes to mind? I bet it’s the media portrayal of the bully. It’s a big-boned/large bodied boy or girl who assaults a smaller person, and demands his or her lunch money. This cartoon-definition … Continue reading

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Stop Using ‘People of Color’ Phrase

I won’t go through the long list of ethnic adjectives used throughout history to describe various peoples (Savages, Redskins, Negroes, Coloreds, Kaffirs, etc.). That is not my concern. My concern is the phrase, People of Color, which, over the last ten … Continue reading

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The Niqab In A Liberal Society

This post is late. It was due in October 2015, during the Canadian federal elections. The now-defeated Conservative government, led by then Prime Minister, Stephen Harper, sought a judicial decree to get the niqab banned from all citizenship ceremonies.  The … Continue reading

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Blackface, Whiteface, Crazy Eyes and Nick Cannon

Nick Cannon (Mariah Carey’s husband) has enraged the Internet by posting images/videos of himself in “whiteface.” Many whites are venting their frustration with the perceived hypocrisy over the incident involving Dancing with the Stars dancer Julianne Hough, who received backlash … Continue reading

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Whitney Houston, 1963-2012

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