Sunday, October 11, 2015

Sunday Snippets: In Law Visits

My mother in law is visiting our house for the first time (she lives in FL, so we don't see her often) and this will also be the first we've seen her since our wedding. I really adore her and my mom also isn't batshit crazy, so we kinda flout the stereotypes. Our fathers, on the other hand.....

Daily Reminder Fucking sad that none of this surprises me

*Hork* Gag worthy

Redlining is Alive and Well—and Evolving

“Redlining,” the practice of banks and real estate agents steering black and Latino families away from predominantly white neighborhoods, is often spoken of in the past tense. We tend to think of it as a vestige of Jim Crow, of a thankfully bygone era when people wore racism on their sleeves and wove it into neighborhood engineering without repercussion.

Some recent cases, however, show that not only is redlining alive today, but that it’s also evolved in many cases into racist practices that aren’t as detectable as they were during Jim Crow.

Mass Killings in the US: Masculinity, Masculinity, Masculinity

In the interview Mercer called the event “devastating” and explained he was still trying to understand it, but he took the time to issue a passionate call for the U.S. to restrict access to firearms

17 Powerful Quotes About Racism In America


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