Black Professor Barely Reprimanded for Horribly Racist Tweets

Do you want actual racial equality? Do you desire actual racial harmony? I have news for you: you’re in the minority. It seems even the most ardent champions fighting against racism are often avowed racists. Case in point: Dr. Saida Grundy, a black professor set to start teaching at Boston University on July 1. She decided it was a good idea to get on Twitter and pontificate in a most scholarly fashion concerning the obstacles that need to be destroyed in order to achieve racial equality. Unfortunately, Read more […]

Why Racial Stereotypes Are Not Necessarily Racist

Recently, Kevin Costner talked about the difficulty he experienced finding funding for his new racially-charged movie Black and White. Apparently Hollywood didn’t like the fact that his movie seemed to reinforce some racial stereotypes: While the film is deeply moving, it’s also peppered with clichés—Eloise’s crack addicted and absentee black father, black crackheads hanging on a stoop in the inner city, and the wealthy white grandparents who swoop in to give the child a better life. This Read more […]