“What If The Tea Party Was Black?”

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Jasiri X, a rapper from Pittsburgh, known for his socially conscious videos, has decided to take on the Tea Party in a new rap song and video, entitled “What If The Tea Party Was Black?” which examines what would happen if Black leaders behaved like leaders in the Tea Party movement. Jack and Jill Politics […]

America’s World of Racisms, Reversals and Resurgence

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Yesterday, I wrote that Gov Rick Perry’s move to deploy the Texas Rangers to the border would only aggravate the public’s inclination to assume its role as vigilantes, enforcing media-fueled conceptions of legal obligations and the public good. In the latest incident of violent rhetoric against the President, an anonymous user of Facebook who launched […]

Post Election Hate Running Rampant

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Last week, seven teenagers went out on a modern-day lynching because they had an urge “to beat up some Mexicans.” Ecuadorian immigrant, Marcello Lucero, was killed in what Suffolk Police are calling a hate crime. He was murdered at the hands of of seven high school students in Patchogue, New York, who were targeting for […]

Harris County Grand Jury: Kill An Immigrant, Go Scot Free

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Today, a Harris County grand jury decided that Joe Horn should not be charged for shooting the two immigrants he confronted outside his neighbor’s home in Pasadena. Horn, 62, came under intense public scrutiny after the Nov. 14 shootings. Many supporters praised him as a hero for using deadly force to protect property, while as […]

Marketing, Eliminationism, and Coded Language

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If you’ve spent any time surfing the Internet, you’ve seen more than your fair share of banner ads. The advertisement that is constructed from an image that appears all over the net and varies considerably in appearance and subject matter. Banner ads are usually relatively simple pieces of hypertext link code, instructs a Web server […]

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