ArabicChinese (Simplified)EnglishFilipinoFrenchGermanItalianJapanesePortugueseRussianSpanishSwedish
Go to Top

Archives

Tag Archives: Racism

Playing the Race Card.

link icon
Share This.Pin on PinterestShare on FacebookShare on Google+Tweet about this on TwitterShare on LinkedInShare on TumblrShare on RedditShare on StumbleUponDigg thisEmail this to someone

Share This.You cannot cure racism by sweeping it under the rug. Racism can only be remedied by an honest discourse in which various parties are allowed to openly discuss their experiences. Providing such a forum is Michele Norris and her brilliant creation, The Race Card Project. The Race Card Project started out as Norris’ way of starting an honest conversation about racism, but when she went on a book tour, she found Read More

Pray for Reign.

link icon
Share This.Pin on PinterestShare on FacebookShare on Google+Tweet about this on TwitterShare on LinkedInShare on TumblrShare on RedditShare on StumbleUponDigg thisEmail this to someone

Share This.Just when Black History Month was going off without a hitch, the world discovered African Queen, a fashion editorial in Numéro featuring 16-year-old Ondria Hardin in what can easily be perceived as a watered down version of black face (it was actually a very deep bronzer). Now, let us be clear, the burden of this debacle does not rest on the shoulders of a 16-year-old model. People should be Read More

The Civil Issues: Racism.

link icon
Share This.Pin on PinterestShare on FacebookShare on Google+Tweet about this on TwitterShare on LinkedInShare on TumblrShare on RedditShare on StumbleUponDigg thisEmail this to someone

Share This.While this country has come a long way in its struggle to overcome racism, many issues of race still persist. At the same time new trends in racism have begun to emerge as the demographic of our country continues to change. New trends emerge and reignite old issues, even, or perhaps especially, because we live in the era when this country is being led by its first black President. Read More

Quiet Lunch Magazine ‡ October 8th, 2012. – October 14th, 2012.

Share This.Pin on PinterestShare on FacebookShare on Google+Tweet about this on TwitterShare on LinkedInShare on TumblrShare on RedditShare on StumbleUponDigg thisEmail this to someone

Share This.It’s the second week of Isms Month and that brings us to the issue of sexism. This week we’ll examine some aspects of sexism and we’ll also help you to identify a sexist when you see one. Also, we ask the ultimate question: Can women ever break the chains of sexism? Unflinchingly Yours, Quiet Lunch Staff. Stay Tuned!

Quiet Lunch Magazine ‡ October 1st, 2012. – October 7th, 2012.

Share This.Pin on PinterestShare on FacebookShare on Google+Tweet about this on TwitterShare on LinkedInShare on TumblrShare on RedditShare on StumbleUponDigg thisEmail this to someone

Share This.After two months without a theme, we are pleased to announce that the month of October will be known as Isms Month. For the next 31 days, Quiet Lunch will be exploring the world of isms — particularly Materialism, Sexism, Racism, and Classism. Through art and other mediums, we plan to examine the nature of each ism and how they affect our modern society. Can we really escape materialism? Read More

Heightening the Level of Discourse.

Share This.Pin on PinterestShare on FacebookShare on Google+Tweet about this on TwitterShare on LinkedInShare on TumblrShare on RedditShare on StumbleUponDigg thisEmail this to someone

Share This.“I think that America needs an honest discourse with itself. It’s like the greatest country in the world by default. You know what I mean? But we can actually be the greatest country that ever existed if we were just honest about who we are, what we are and where we want to go; and if we learn how to have that discourse — things like racism are institutionalized… Read More

Afro Sponges Raise Racist Controversy.

Share This.Pin on PinterestShare on FacebookShare on Google+Tweet about this on TwitterShare on LinkedInShare on TumblrShare on RedditShare on StumbleUponDigg thisEmail this to someone

Share This.British makers Paladone have come under fire from campaigners for its latest series of dish cleaning products, which feature caricatures of black “soul” figures with brillo-textured afros. The Washing Up Brushes line also includes a punk-inspired brush, where the mohawk is a bristled scrub brush; however, it is the seemingly stereotypical “Diana” and “Disco” sponges that have critics up in arms. The immensely popular UK brand hasn’t been the Read More