racism Archive

WHAT RACISM LOOKS LIKE

Lena Van Haren is a racist!  Van Haren, the principal of Everett Middle School in San Francisco, with held the results of the student council election because they were not diverse enough. Everett Middle School is 80% minority or...

I AM READY FOR THAT COMMON SENSE DISCUSSION ABOUT GUN RIGHTS

President Obama and the Progressive Left want to have a “common sense” discussion regarding gun rights and the Second amendment. That sounds great.  Let’s do it!  First, however, I think it might be a good idea for the Left...

RACE IN OUR SCHOOLS

A few years ago, I wrote an article about a school district in Mississippi that was under investigation by the U.S. Justice Department’s division of civil rights for having unacceptable race ratios. Walthall County is a rural community of...

AHMED GOES TO COLLEGE

Narrative is a powerful social tool. Because facts are mostly irrelevant to narrative, narrative is both malleable and transposable: What doesn’t fit one way can be easily twisted to fit another way, and what doesn’t apply to one situation,...

HOLLYWOOD OKEY-DOKE

In the iconic film, “Breakfast at Tiffany’s” Mickey Rooney was cast as Audrey Hepburn’s Japanese neighbor,  Mr. Yunioshi.  For his over the top performance, Rooney dons a prosthetic mouthpiece giving him buck teeth, thick round glasses, and lost of...

COMEDY AND RACISM IN BERKELEY

Stand-up comic W. Kamau Bell has been all over the internet, accusing The Elmwood Eatery, a local Bay Area restaurant, of racism.  The Berkeley restaurant (yes, all of this drama occurred in that hot – bed of tolerance, Berkeley)...

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