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Can a smartphone app eliminate racism? That’s what ThingStarter wants to know. ThingStarter is a startup that develops products and takes them into the real world to get real feedback from real people. Today’s focus group considers iNotRacist — the app that checks your privilege.

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taxtherichDear Ex-local artist, writer, activist, bohemian, street eccentric, and/or protector of difference…

Imagine a city, your city and your former “hip” neighborhood, being handed over by greedy politicians and re/developers to the crème de la crème of the tech industry. This includes the 7 most powerful tech companies in the world. I don’t need to list them: their names have become verbs in lingua franca; their sandbox is the city you used to call your own. [Mas…]

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‘Reverse racism’? It’s complicated (toon)

by JUNCO CANCHÉ April 2, 2015 Cartoons
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White privilege explained in a great comic

by Andalé Mono February 19, 2014 Cartoons
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This white privilege comic is awesome. Unfortunately, Internet trolls and racists ran off the poor girl who created it. You can see the whole thing here, and we promise it’s worth the click!

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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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Aamer Rahman: What’s the deal with white people? (video)

by Lucida Grandé December 3, 2013 Cultura
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Australian comic Aamer Rahman — half of Fear of A Brown Planet — discusses the pitfalls of trying to joke about race, color and ethnicity. PREVIOUSLY ON MAKING FUN OF WHITE PEOPLE:

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In New York City, life imitates art and art imitates life (toon)

by ERIC J. GARCIA November 29, 2013 Cartoons
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iNotRacist: Social media app keeps track of your non-racism (video)

by Verdana Bold July 8, 2013 Cultura
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You’re not a racist. You open doors for African-Americans, you talk with the Latino guy behind the counter at lunch and you even make friends with that Asian guy at work, the crazy weird one on the fifth floor. But wouldn’t it be cool if you could get credit for all your non-racist activities? Check […]

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Reese Witherspoon goes chola, defends her man from pig cops

by María Purísima April 26, 2013 El Now
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(PNS reporting from ATLANTA) Reese Witherspoon trotted out her East L.A. roots over the weekend after her husband was arrested for driving under the influence of alcohol. “Who do you think you are?” Reese demanded during the traffic stop. “You can’t treat my man like that! Do you know who I am? If you don’t […]

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NSFW Video: (White Privilege) Wouldn’t You If You Were White?

by Comic Saenz February 18, 2013 Cultura
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“Not every white person is a racist, but the genius of racism is that you don’t have to participate to enjoy the spoils. If you’re white, you can be completely oblivious, passively accepting the status quo, and reap the rewards.” — Mychal Denzel Smith. [Video by Gene Geter.] (NSFW language.)

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