Tag: Brahmin
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MLK As Consumer Brand

Cool story, bro: a party planned in Flint, Michigan went viral last week, threatening the West’s narrative on the negro question.

Particularly damaging were the party’s fliers, depicting civil rights leader Martin Luther King Jr.’s face photoshopped on a BET actor.

Oh, and the party’s theme

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Urban Liberalism: White Gentrification

Today’s subject comes from Huffington Post:

Few cities in the U.S. embody the growing divide between rich and poor quite like New York and San Francisco. In just the past 20 years, both have changed from economically diverse melting pots to exclusive playgrounds for the rich.

The change

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A Glimpse Into White Guilt: Baba Yetu

Today’s article is brought to you by Horace Greeley High School’s 2007 madrigal choir, performing the foreign mystical song, “Baba Yetu.” You may recognize this piece: it can be found on one of the Lion King movie soundtracks, as well as on the preview for Sid Meier’s

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The Pretense of Powerlessness: Knockout Edition

“Often in my lectures when I use the phrase ‘imperialist white-supremacist capitalist patriarchy’ to describe our nation’s political system, audiences laugh. No one has ever explained why accurately naming this system is funny. The laughter is itself a weapon of patriarchal terrorism. It functions as a disclaimer, discounting the

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On Capitalism and Property

It is a good idea when analyzing any social phenomenon or institution to look at how it is viewed in the present context by various groups in society and ask why they hold the view that they do. This can be a revealing exercise. If we know about the ideology

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