Black History Month was sooo near shedding this primary full week February.
The racist ridiculousness was one thing critical. But because the ancestors stated earlier than us, nonetheless we rise.
Check out the losers for the week under, then hit the following web page to seek out out who helped save what was left Black History month!
People who don’t know what racism is
Clearly, racism must get extra airtime in class school rooms as a result of it appears individuals nonetheless don’t perceive the complete weight the phenomenon.
The subject obtained loads consideration this week beginning with Liam Neeson who revealed that he as soon as went trying to kill a “Black bastard” after his pal stated she was raped by a Black man.
Neeson defined himself on Good Morning Americaand the way he regretted his emotions on the time. However, he by no means as soon as stated that his actions and sentiments had been racist. As a matter truth, he went on to say “I’m not racist, this was almost 40 years in the past.”
Sorry Liam, that was racist. Find out why right here.
The non-acknowledgement racism didn’t cease right here, nonetheless.
The subsequent day, Neeson’s co-star within the film Widows Michelle Rodriguez had the audacity to defend Neeson by saying:
“Dude, have you ever watched Widows? His tongue was to date down Viola Davis’ throat. You can’t name him a racist ever. Racists don’t make out with the race that they hate, particularly in the way in which he does together with his tongue—so deep down her throat. I don’t care how good an actor you might be. It’s all bullsh**. Ignore it. He’s not a racist.”
Father assist us.
I suppose Michelle missed that unit on Black fetishization in her fifth grade historical past class.
And guess what Michelle? It’s all tied to the one large household …
R A C I S M.
And lastly, you’d suppose after suppose items, Twitter rants and Facebook arguments, individuals would perceive that blackface is dangerous and also has ties to racism, proper?
According to a latest YouGov poll, solely 58 % Americans consider blackface is dangerous.