The Truth About Photography and Brown Skin

Photography is the science and art of creating images using light. But if you've ever seen oddly-colored pictures of Gabourey Sidibe, Lupita Nyong'o or Beyoncé, you know that when it comes to dark skin, photography has issues. » 4/03/14 7:31pm 4/03/14 7:31pm

Tony Abbott is Restoring Our Right To Be Ignorant Bigots

Have you ever felt oppressed because you never had the right to scream about how much you hate Aboriginals, Asians and other people of colour? Just a reminder, Tony Abbott is the Prime Minister of Australia who is "threatened" by gay people (even though her sister is a lesbian), hates boat people so much that he almost… » 3/26/14 1:41am 3/26/14 1:41am

White People: Your City is Full of Brown People. Deal With It...

So yesterday upon coming home from the airport I rest a while and my family comes home from some stores in Austin. My mom is on her Facebook and is friends with her brother's new wife (my new aunt), we'll call her Mary. She sees that Mary's brother commented on her wall saying "Hey sis I need to talk to you" (which I… » 2/16/14 5:28pm 2/16/14 5:28pm

Re-sharing because apparently I have no shame and this is a cause…

Yesterday I created a petition calling for the criminal prosecution of ex-police officer Bernadette Najor for assaulting victim Charda Gregory. So far the petition has got over 200 signatures — which is great — but a to encourage the powers that be to apply justice to a member of the police force, even one that got… » 2/05/14 9:37pm 2/05/14 9:37pm

Petition to Prosecute Police Officer for Forcibly Cutting/Pulling Out…

I was shocked when I read this story, titled Cops Caught On Camera Restraining Black Woman And Cutting Off Her Hair by Rebecca Rose on Jezebel. I was horrified when I did some research online and discovered that while the abusive officer Bernedette Najor was fired from her position for her unwarranted assault of…

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