Tag Archives: pt post-racial america

  post-racial america

Racist Bake Sale Proves College Republicans Are Annoying

UC Berkeley College Republicans (newsflash: they have those!) want to make a serious point about how affirmative action is racist against white males, which they will accomplish by holding a bake sale that is racist against everyone else. Brilliant populism! The backdrop for this is a law proposed by California governor Jerry Brown that would allow state colleges to consider race and gender in applications, which in the reduced terms of a harebrained GOP student bake sale demonstration of “why this is bad” means that white male snack fiends have to pay $2 per cupcake, and everybody else pays a few quarters less for a baked good according to a randomly assigned scale of “this is how much less than a white guy you are worth.” Who can refute that kind of mathematical argument? Read more on Racist Bake Sale Proves College Republicans Are Annoying…
  post-racial america

Black Man Arrested, Fired From Job For Trying To Cash Large Check

Post-apocalyptic America has a few rules still, like “stay out of trailer parks at night,” and “personal mobility scooters are hilarious, in every context.” Did we have to say that? NO, on to the real issue: America also has some very awful rules, like “automatically assume a black man walking into a bank with a check probably stole it.” Ikenna Njoku is a black man who walked into his Chase bank to cash a check for $8,463 that Chase itself sent him as part of a tax rebate for being a first time home buyer. But per the rule, the teller found it suspicious the he was not poor or unemployed, and also black. Read more on Black Man Arrested, Fired From Job For Trying To Cash Large Check…
  post-racial america

Obama Impersonator Thrown Out For Mocking GOP: Racist Jokes Were Okay

Inexplicably, the organizers of the Republican Leadership Conference in New Orleans asked an Obama impersonator to do a light comedy routine making fun of the president for a roomful of pasty napping olds. For some reason, the organizers thought it would be super funny to have a black impersonator show up onstage and make a bunch of miscegenation jokes to this white crowd. But that’s not a laughing matter, having Africans take advantage of Our White Women! Read more on Obama Impersonator Thrown Out For Mocking GOP: Racist Jokes Were Okay…