White America's Silence on Police Brutality Is Consent


Late Tuesday, news broke that yet another unarmed American, a black man named Walter Scott, was killed by a white police officer. As with Tamir Rice, Eric Garner, and Rodney King nearly 25 years ago, the brutality was captured on video for the world to see. The New York Times put the damning evidence at the very top… »4/10/15 2:56pm4/10/15 2:56pm


Only White Media People Seem To Think VW's Super Bowl Ad Is Racist

When we ran the Volkswagen "Get Happy" Super Bowl Ad featuring non-black people speaking in a Jamaican accent there was a voice in the back of my head that asked "is this racist?" Racism brings in eyeballs and every editor/producer/writer gets a little media stiffy anytime they find anything remotely racist. Sadly, my… »1/31/13 9:00am1/31/13 9:00am

Acura Apologizes For Light-Skinned Language Used On Casting Sheet

Luxury automaker Acura has apologized for the "language" used in a casting call for their Super Bowl ad featuring Jerry Seinfeld that specified they didn't want a black actor who was "too dark" in the description. Nowhere in their apology do they seem to offer a mea culpa for wanting a light-skinned actor, just for… »4/18/12 2:30pm4/18/12 2:30pm

The Sun: Arab Sheiks Causing Air Pollution By Making Chauffeurs Endlessly Drive Around Harrods

In an investigation that will no doubt redefine investigative journalism, UK tabloid The Sun has found rich foreigners, mostly of the Arab variety, pay people to drive them to Harrods in luxury vehicles to go shopping. But the hard work of The Sun's sure-to-be Pullitzer Prize-winning reporter Alex West doesn't end… »8/11/08 1:20pm8/11/08 1:20pm