Black History Month was sooo near shedding this primary full week February.
The racist ridiculousness was one thing severe. 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 search 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 total weight the phenomenon.
The matter acquired loads consideration this week beginning with Liam Neeson who revealed that he as soon as went trying to kill a “Black bastard” after his good friend stated she was raped by a Black man.
Neeson defined himself on Good Morning America and the way he regretted his emotions on the time. However, he by no means as soon as stated that his actions and sentiments have been racist. As a matter reality, 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, nevertheless.
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 up to now 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 along 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 huge household …
R A C I S M.
And lastly, you’d assume after assume items, Twitter rants and Facebook arguments, individuals would perceive that blackface is unhealthy and also has ties to racism, proper?
According to a current YouGov poll, solely 58 p.c Americans consider blackface is unhealthy.
Either A LOT educating must be completed or individuals simply don’t care.
Either manner, racism is clearly nonetheless alive.