Tag Archives: Race

Trayvon Martin: Not Another Placeholder

When the Food Network fired Paula Deen, we fell back on hashtags and tittering. When Yeezy brought a whole lot of race to the forefront and told us to hurry up with his damn croissants, we fell back on the beats, the artistry. By the time the Supreme Court said the least-functioning Congress in recent […]

What We Talk About When We Talk About Wisconsin

The reactions to the shooting that took place at a Sikh temple in Oak Creek, Wisconsin Sunday all have one thing in common: expressions of tragedy. Beyond that? There is a lot of disagreement about what needs to be said, what isn’t being said and what it all means. While some would have us focus […]