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The Canadian Progressive: Olivia Loccisano: Kind like a tree, calm like a river in the First Nations town of Conklin, Northern Alberta

Freelance writer and aspiring filmmaker Olivia Loccisano reflects on her decision to dedicate her life to the First Nations town of Conklin in Northern Alberta, population 350, as a mentor teacher to Aboriginal children. The post Olivia Loccisano: Kin… . . . → Read More: The Canadian Progressive: Olivia Loccisano: Kind like a tree, calm like a river in the First Nations town of Conklin, Northern Alberta

Melissa Fong: Why White Supremacy & Anti-Blackness should matter to ASIANS: On Dylan Roof’s racist manifesto

I continue to be without words… and with so much rage towards the Charleston AME shooting. And Jon Stewart put it well- some of us are left without words- not […]

Melissa Fong: Things I realize after getting many hater-comments & trolls: On #Intersectionality, #oppression & other stuff

Things I realize after getting many hater-comments and trolls: 1) The world is not ready for Critical Race Theory or talking about the process of “Whiteness” and “racialization”. I thought […]

Melissa Fong: Adam Faulkner’s, “The Whitest Thing”

I’m so in love with this poem that I want to marry it. You can read a bunch of stuff on Whiteness and even some really simple consumable stuff by […]

Melissa Fong: Zombies are… Black? Family Feud’s Steve Harvey tells White Lady contestant to ‘Shut up’

Zombies are… Black? Family Feud’s Steve Harvey tells contestant to ‘Shut up, Lady’ (you can tell he is REALLY holding it in…). Help me out here… WHAT IS THIS??? Sometimes […]

Melissa Fong: St. Patrick’s Day and the Celebration of White Masculinity.

St. Patrick’s Day and the Celebration of White Masculinity. Every St. Patrick’s Day I feel slight misgivings about celebrating. I like to go to parties; I enjoy green shamrock-shaped candy; and I certainly enjoy Guinness. But there is something wrong about the way St. Patrick’s Day is celebrated that puts me off…. From what I . . . → Read More: Melissa Fong: St. Patrick’s Day and the Celebration of White Masculinity.

Melissa Fong: This is what is wrong with Liberals: Christy Clark and vain Multiculturalism policy

I tend to stay away from commenting on Provincial politics because I don’t feel too well-versed in it. However, I AM well versed in racism and the ways in which White supremacy is very relevant to Canadian politics. I can’t help myself… BC Premier Christy Clark is barely out of last year’s controversy over a . . . → Read More: Melissa Fong: This is what is wrong with Liberals: Christy Clark and vain Multiculturalism policy

Dead Wild Roses: Racism and the Walking Dead

Interesting article over at alter.net on the contexts and subtext of the TV show The Walking Dead. I suggest you read it. As I was linking running I came across the comments section of a different article by the same author. The exchange that will be reproduced here is instructive to how the white narrative . . . → Read More: Dead Wild Roses: Racism and the Walking Dead

Melissa Fong: Making James Holmes innocent: The lengths we go to to explain White killers

(Written Jun 23, 2012 and reposted on this blog). This graphic has been circulating around the internet about how James Holmes, the killer in the recent Aurora, Colorado shooting, benefits from his Whiteness. (Image credit: Kim Katrin Crosby) Left side of graphic: I massacred innocent men, women and children in a movie theatre. But the . . . → Read More: Melissa Fong: Making James Holmes innocent: The lengths we go to to explain White killers