prejudice

Wassup with San Diego college guys in ‘cholo pantalones?’

by WILLIAM A. NERICCIO July 22, 2015 Cultura

Ozzie Monge unearthed this little tidbit of San Diego State University history — a bizarre attack on Mexican attire that ran in the student newspaper in 1922. Foreshadowing Donald Trump, the students are quite sure about Mexico. “There,” they explain, “poverty is a profession.” In Monge’s words: Racism and Anti-Mexicanism at San Diego State College […]

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La Cucaracha: Signs of change or change of signs at the border? (toon)

by Lalo Alcaraz June 23, 2015 Cartoons
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Happy Black History Month: Eddie Murphy is ‘Mr. White’ (video)

by Verdana Bold February 4, 2015 Cultura
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What exactly is life like for white Americans in America? Eddie Murphy went undercover to find out. PREVIOUSLY ON WHITE LIFE:

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A Christmas Carol: ‘I’m Dreaming of a White Privilege’ (video)

by Lucida Grandé December 22, 2014 Cultura
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I’m dreaming of a white privilege, just like the one y’all seem to know.

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Coming May 5, 2015 from director Ridley Scott – MEXODUS

by Lalo Alcaraz December 17, 2014 Cartoons
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White Americans are biased against blacks, and some more than others

by Bronco del Camino December 10, 2014 Cultura
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Most white Americans are biased against blacks, but it differs across the country. In this map, the redder the state, the higher the hate. Michigan, in gray, is in middle, bias-wise, and the bluer states are less biased than Michigan. There’s some tricky methodology involved, and there may be some “selection bias,” but if anything, […]

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Bidi bidi bom bom: ‘What ARE you?’ she asked

by DANNY HERRERA October 23, 2014 Cultura
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“What ARE you?” the Indian woman behind the counter asked. I was at a Dunkin’ Donuts in New York City grabbing coffee. After handing me my change, the Indian woman wanted to know where I was from. This happens often — whether I’m at a restaurant, an adult video store or a funeral. Inevitably someone […]

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Before your White Privilege offends, get new Racism Insurance! (video)

by Moctezuma Cortés October 22, 2014 Cultura
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White people can’t help being white — they were born that way! But White Privilege can often get in the way of harmonious social relationships. Before it does, Racism Insurance can step in to ease the way. Call your agent today! [Not available in all states. Prices in Arizona may be higher.]

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Hari Kondabolu: 2042 — the Year of the White Minority (video)

by Verdana Bold August 26, 2014 Cultura
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Indian-American comic Hari Kondabolu is looking forward to 2042, when white Americans will only be 49% of the population.

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Study shows brown skin, tattoos will cost you money on Craigslist

by Verdana Bold May 29, 2014 Cultura
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A year-long study has shown that potential buyers were less likely to contact Craigslist sellers with brown skin and/or tattoos. And when contact was made, according to the research, the prices offered for identical items were less. Sociological Images has the story:

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Black History Video: Eddie Murphy goes undercover as ‘Mr. White’

by Soy Capitan February 5, 2014 Cultura
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What exactly is life like for white Americans in America? Eddie Murphy went undercover to find out. PREVIOUSLY ON WHITE LIFE:

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I’m not racist but… STOP RIGHT THERE (toon)

by Cartoonistas December 10, 2013 Cartoons
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Cartoon by Daggercadia via Tumblr

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The map is not the territory — or is it? (toons)

by Barney Asada July 23, 2013 Cartoons
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We’ve already run maps seeking to explain such mysteries as Texas and Florida. But now for something completely different via our friends at Wired.com. Well semi-different. Actually not that different from the Texas map but instructive, nevertheless. It’s a map [click to enlarge] of Los United Estates, from Yanko Tsvetkov’s Atlas of Prejudice. Look right […]

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PBS ‘Downton Abbey’ series adds first adorable black character

by Lalo Alcaraz May 7, 2013 Cultura
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(PNS reporting from LONDON) Downton Abbey executive producer Gareth Neame said today that newcomer Gary Coleman’s addition to the British show “will bring interesting twists to the drama.” The cute-as-a-button actor has most recently been seen in various American sitcoms and reality programs. His Downton character, Arnold Jackson, is described as “a charming and charismatic” young man. The long-awaited addition […]

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Caucasian-Americans rally across U.S. to protest racial profiling

by Comic Saenz April 22, 2013 El Now
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(PNS reporting from RANCHO POCHO, CA) With defiant shouts of “Don’t Cauc me, bro!” and “Chechnya? I just metchnya!” dozens of Caucasian-Americans filled the corners of city parks and the edges of town squares across the Nation Sunday to protest what they call “illegal racial profiling” against Caucasians. The identification of two Caucasian-American suspects in […]

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Imagine — a world without hate (video)

by Comic Saenz March 22, 2013 Cultura
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Imagine. It’s easy if you try. Please share.

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History Channel asserts that Obama Satan portrayal is ‘unbiased’

by Lalo Alcaraz March 19, 2013 Cultura
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(PNS reporting from HOLLYWOOD) The creators of the miniseries The Bible and the History Channel are denying reports that the character Satan intentionally resembles President Barack Obama. Producers Mark Burnett and Roma Downey dismissed what they called “ridiculous” reports that their mini-series cast the ultimate villain with an actor looked like the President. “This is […]

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Oscars: ‘Lupe Ontiveros not included? We thought she was a maid!’

by Lalo Alcaraz February 25, 2013 Cultura
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(PNS reporting from HOLLYWOOD) Something was missing on last night’s already barely diverse Oscars show: Latina actress and icon Lupe Ontiveros was outrageously not included in the In Memoriam segment of the 2013 Oscars telecast, nor in the Oscars Web Gallery. The veteran actress, who passed away in July, was missing from the annual segment […]

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Comic Dennis Vargas: How to confuse white people (video)

by Comic Saenz August 20, 2012 Cultura
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Confusing white people is easy if you follow these handy tips from stand-up comedian Dennis Vargas.

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