If a family member posed as a homeless person, would you recognize him or her? That’s the question a new campaign — Make Them Visible — is asking.
Watch the full video here.
Oil Spill Truth #2 - Time doesn’t heal all wounds. There is oil on beaches in Alaska as toxic as if it had been spilled only a few weeks ago.
I hope people are aware that this is not a real image produced by the Black Panthers. It was created by the FBI as part of a coloring book made to look like the Black Panthers created it. They sent out several copies of this coloring book to several supporters (mostly the white ones) of the Black Panther Party hoping to put a damper on the growing number of supporters they amassed at the time.
This was part of the illegal efforts carried out by the U.S. government to actively disrupt, infiltrate, and sometimes totally destroy political movements, which it continues to do to this day. Look up COINTELPRO; it’s all there.
Pierre Bourdieu, The craft of sociology, p.252 (via socio-logic)
Jonathan Rutherford, “Identity: Community, Culture, Difference,” 1990
“There is a belief, which is just not true, that women are just in bad occupations and if we just put them in better occupations, we would solve the gender gap problem,”
~ Claudia Goldin, Harvard University labor economist. Read more here
"Just because I’m Chinese doesn’t mean I’m Premed or Engineering. I’m not your model minority. It’s not a positive stereotype. I am me."
Follow this link to find a short video and analysis of Asian Americans and myth of the model minority.