Maddow’s response to Buchanan was exactly right: she invited him on her show, her turf, and allowed him to say his piece.
I want to deny that this could happen in Philadelphia, but I can’t. I’ve seen it too many times with my own eyes.
The fact that there is even a discussion of the possibility that Serena is not fulfilling her potential reveals the very different standards we have for white and black women.
Despite the vocal complaints from Smiley et al, the Black Intelligentsia are not standing at soup kitchens or awaiting food stamps to feed their families.
Despite promoting diversity through Canada’s national policy of multiculturalism, a Canadian identity is still understood as white.
Though the residential schools are now closed, they have had a lasting effect on the Indigenous population.
Considering that incidents of violence against the Asian community are still occurring it seems to be premature to issue praise.
The emotionalism argument derives its strength from the myth that people of color are the eternal children of the world.
Instead of favoring liberal scholars such as Jennifer Rothschild, Wilson has aroused a debate by justifying certain conservative arguments.
By adopting these children, Madonna is only continuing a long tradition of western colonization based in the belief that whiteness is ultimately superior to that of bodies of color.