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The Race Card's Blog – January 2017 Archive (14)

White terrorist: the only suspect in fatal Quebec mosque attack

After being wrongly described as a “Moroccan Muslim”, news came that the terrorist shooting at a Quebec City mosque that left 6 people dead was allegedly committed by far-right radical, Alexandre Bissonnette, a 27-year-old white Trump and Marine Le Pen supporter. After the shooting, Eric Debroise called the police and told them Bissonnette is “very right and (an) ultra-nationalist white supremacist,” …

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Added by The Race Card on January 31, 2017 at 11:20am — No Comments

Boycott their ass: Uber CEO advising Trump, let him know how you really feel

Uber, Uber, Uber. How you’ve changed our worlds in such little time, no one could have guessed. You’ve even made your mark in popular culture, wiggling your way into our vernacular in songs and conversation, successfully fashioning yourself into a verb much like Google. But your time is done. In the words of the urban prophet DJ Khaled, you’ve played yourself. During the NYC Taxi drivers show of solidarity with those affected by the travel ban inflicted by our current… Continue

Added by The Race Card on January 30, 2017 at 10:30am — No Comments

That "feel-good" story about white men tipping a Black waitress is white fragility BS



Perhaps you’ve seen the video or heard the story of a group of white men tipping a Black waitress and writing “Not Race. Not Gender. Just American.”… Continue

Added by The Race Card on January 26, 2017 at 12:34pm — 4 Comments

Your Guide to Unfriending that Problematic Ass White Friend

Thanks to the fuckery that was 2016’s election, white people everywhere have found it necessary to differentiate themselves from Trump voters, or ‘bad whites’, but we here at QUNTFRONT know — any white person can be full of white nonsense, no matter where they think they stand politically (see…

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Added by The Race Card on January 25, 2017 at 10:28am — 5 Comments

Angela Davis: "Free Assata Shakur"

While speaking with Melissa Harris-Perry at the Women’s March in DC this weekend, activist/writer/educator Angela Davis discussed global oppression, progress, “historical mindedness”, and the contradictions of supporting a black President who, at times, did little for black and brown liberation. Davis took this time to champion the freedom of political prisoners such as Leonard Peltier, Mumia Abu-Jamal, and of course Assata Shaku, concluding “I think what feminism has…

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Added by The Race Card on January 23, 2017 at 11:00am — No Comments

Ebony: "How Black America Can Survive, Thrive in the Trump Era"

Breaking from the normal celebrity cover, Ebony Magazine’s Febuarary cover story image is an ‘American Gothic’-inspired illustration of a hopeful black family looking into the future of Trump’s America asking us,: how and if black American can survive and thrive in what’s sure to be a turbulent time? Speculatively? Through intersectional leadership and goals and radical black love. “It’s time to build LGBTQ, feminist coalitions led by people of color—Black, Latinx, First…

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Added by The Race Card on January 20, 2017 at 4:59pm — No Comments

The 2017 White Nominees For The Black People Hall Of Fame

At the beginning of a new year and another awards season, we are also faced with the prospect of four years where the emboldened Alt-right white supremacists put a privileged, pussy-grabbing, nacho cheese-colored dicktard in the Oval office, there is at least a little good news:



It’s time for the Induction Ceremony for the White People in Black People Hall Of Fame!



Every year our panelists select a group of cool-ass white people (not to be confused with…
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Added by The Race Card on January 18, 2017 at 11:16am — 1 Comment

Prince secretly helped Trayvon Martin's family

In the wake of icon Prince's untimely death, Rev. Al Sharpton revealed to NYDaily News that Trayvon Martin’s family was one of those who the late-singer secretly donated money to. “I will never forget when he [Prince] called me and said he had some funds he wanted to give to Trayvon Martin’s family... Just out of the blue Just…

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Added by The Race Card on January 17, 2017 at 12:00pm — 2 Comments

Michael Eric Dyson: "Trump's election is the fury of whiteness made even whiter by its class rage"

Read an excerpt from Michael Eric Dyson*’s new book ‘Tears We Cannot Stop: A Sermon to White America’:



The election of President Trump was all about whiteness. How whiteness is ingeniously adaptable to a gross variety…

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Added by The Race Card on January 17, 2017 at 11:24am — No Comments

Martin Luther King Jr.’s only granddaughter, Yolanda Renee King, celebrates his 88th birthday with passionate call to action

"Spread the word. Have you heard? All across the nation. We are going to be a great generation."

On Friday, January 13, 2017, 8-year-old Yolanda Renee King stood front and center before a crowd of schoolchildren in the sanctuary at The Historic Ebenezer Baptist Church in Atlanta, the very place where her grandfather, Martin Luther King Jr., once delivered messages of justice, love, unity and freedom. She embodied the spirit of her grandfather, Martin Luther King Jr.,…

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Added by The Race Card on January 16, 2017 at 10:02am — No Comments

The Top Ten “Woke-est” Characters of All Time

Woke

adj.



1. The incorrect tense of being awake

2. Being aware of what’s going on and prepared to do something about it.

3. A state of perceived intellectual superiority one gains by reading articles by people who read books by people who actually read “The Isis Papers.”



As Black America collectively enters into a new age of consciousness facilitated by increased access to information, changing demographics and a pussy-grabbing dictator…

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Added by The Race Card on January 11, 2017 at 10:30am — 1 Comment

Dr. Jeanette Epps is the first Black astronaut to go to NASA’s International Space Station!

Black girl magic is already abundant in 2017! Next May, Dr. Jeanette Epps is set to become the first African-American astronaut to become a crew member of the International Space Station. A native of Syracuse, NY, Epps attended LeMoyne College and attained a bachelor’s degree in physics in 1992 before earning her master’s of science and a doctorate in aerospace engineering from the University of Maryland. Epps was a fellow with the NASA Graduate Student Researchers Project…

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Added by The Race Card on January 6, 2017 at 9:58am — No Comments

Afro-Caribbean psychiatrist and post-colonial philosopher Frantz Fanon gets immortalized with new documentary

The life and works of revolutionary psychoanalyst and post-colonial philosopher Frantz Fanon will soon be the subject of a new documentary. Born in Martinique, Fanon’s prolific work psychoanalyzed racial oppression and how oppressed groups survive in and navigate White Society. One of his most important pieces, ‘Black Skin, White Masks’, through a…

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Added by The Race Card on January 5, 2017 at 3:00pm — 1 Comment

Everything You Wanted To Know About the Umar/Seti Beef But Were Afraid To Ask

Yesterday the Black section of the internet was abuzz with the “Hotep Hostilities” about this video from “General” Sara Suten Seti and this video from “Dr.” Umar Johnson. They are calling it the “Woke War,” the “Uncle Ruckus Fracas,” The “Kemet Conflict.” Although the dueling videos are entertaining enough in and of themselves, many people don’t know the backstory about this feud. That’s why NegusWhoRead is here.



Who is Umar Johnson?

Jermaine…

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Added by The Race Card on January 4, 2017 at 12:30pm — No Comments

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