Open Thread

Open Thread: What Do You Think of the ‘Redneck’ Calling Out White Supremacy?

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He refers to himself as Dixon D. White and he calls himself a redneck. White has gone viral after several of his YouTube videos about white supremacy have gotten tons of attention online. But White just isn’t any regular redneck. He’s a reformed racist, who...

Open Thread: Do You Think The Teachers Involved In The Atlanta Cheating Scandal Will Receive a Fair Sentence?

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11 Atlanta teachers  and school administrators who were involved in the state-wide cheating scandal have been convicted and could face up to 20 years in prison. But some feel, because 10 out of the 11 are Black teachers, that they will not get a fair sentence....

Open Thread: Should Justine Sacco Be Forgiven?

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Remember Justine Sacco? Last year, the so-called PR executive had a Twitter faux-pas. On Dec. 20 of last year, Sacco posted “Going to Africa. Hope I don’t get AIDS. Just kidding. I’m white!” The insensitive tweet stayed online for hours and the #HasJustineLandedYet hashtag became...

Open Thread: What’s Your Favorite Black Movie?

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Rick Famuyiwa, the writer and director of The Wood and Brown Sugar, is back with what’s sure to look like a hit among Black audiences. Both of Famuyiwa’s previous movies are two of my all time favorites, so I’m definitely looking forward to Dope. Dope...