racism

de young
15 Sep 2016

National Anthem’s ‘Slave’ Lyric Is Proudly On Display In Golden Gate Park

Some people refuse to stand for the national anthem because of an ugly-sounding “slave” lyric in the song’s little-known third stanza. But this ugly-sounding reference is actually on permanent display in Golden Gate Park, glorified for all time at the Francis Scott Key statue in the Music Concourse between the

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korryn-gaines
17 Aug 2016

Black Women’s Lives Matter: Respecting Civilian Voices in Police Encounters

If you don’t know the story of Korryn Gaines, 23, the black woman murdered by Baltimore Police Department there is a reason why. It could be because your life doesn’t depend on knowing how the state responds to your existence. This is most likely because your life and ability to

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kkk-san francisco
12 Jul 2016

San Francisco Woman Gets KKK Recruitment Letter on Her Doorstep

A friend of mine lives in the Haight and saw a posting on NextDoor from one of his neighbors. Apparently she found a letter from the Ku Klux Klan on her doorstep and the point of it was to try to recruit her. Check out the letter below: As you

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harris liberty
31 May 2016

San Francisco Artist Talks Race, Police Violence & Protest

Today’s San Francisco: The absence of a middle class, the narrow perception of black people by new residents, the heightened police violence towards people of color, and the need for citizens to protest

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AntiIrish1
17 Mar 2016

A History of Anti-Irish Racism in the US

Irish people have it pretty good in America these days, but this was not always the case.  White privilege was not extended to Irish Americans in the US from the mid-1800s to the early 1900s, and Irish people were not considered white people back then — despite their fair complexion.

Joe Kukura- Millionaire in Training 2
12 Apr 2010

You’re Hot And All, But I Think I Hate You

Don’t you fucking hate it when you meet someone gorgeous, and everything seems to be going okay so far: they don’t like The Dave Matthews Band, they have a reasonably respectable job, they’re not raging lunatics as far as any of your conversations have gone, but then all of a

Anna G - Caliburg Contributor 5
06 Nov 2009

How to Lose a Gay in 10 Seconds

I’ve only recently discovered the importance of a sturdy meal before a night out. There I was at the bar and in walks a mega babe who proceeded to join the group I was with. Once he started yapping, he spit out his words with a British accent which just

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