racism

28 Feb 2017

The Bronx: Not Actually A Dumpster Fire

I moved to New York from the Bay Area last year, and basically since I arrived people have not stopped reminding me how little I know about living here. Nearly every week I am given an unprompted lesson in how ignorant I am to the best bars or restaurants, or

Jesse McGrath 1
10 Feb 2017

The KKK Sucks At The Internet (and fact checking)

What can you say about the Klan that hasn’t already been said? Ignorant.  Hateful. Cowards. Murderers. Terrorists. So their websites must be the goddamn worst. BUT you’d be surprised how much some, like The Loyal White Knights of the KKK, are ODDLY WELCOMING. To a point. But maybe they’re just

jakeh 1
27 Dec 2016

Val Kilmer as Mark Twain

Val Kilmer is standing on the stage of the Clay Theater and his microphone won’t work. He slumps over, hanging his arms, the classic representation of comical dejection. From the packed house comes a feminine voice, shouting: “I’m your huckleberry!” Without missing a beat, Kilmer mimes and mouths back: “No,

Sam Devine 1
14 Nov 2016

RageDonate Let’s You Directly Support the Marginalized Groups Trump Has Attacked

Are you angry and hurt that our country has elected Donald Trump? That we’ve allowed racism, sexism, xenophobia, homophobia, and bad self tanner into the White House? Well now you can direct that anger and do good work with RageDonate. Over the weekend I got a press release for RageDonate,

Broke-Ass Stuart - Editor In Cheap 0
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

Joe Kukura- Millionaire in Training 1
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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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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