Category Archives: Culture

The Bride of Frankenstein is a proto feminist icon

HAPPY HALLOWEEN! Last night, I watched the final scene of Bride of Frankenstein. Can you believe the Bride only appears in the final 5 minutes? Within mere minutes, Elsa Lanchester created an indelible character — literally an instant worldwide icon. … Continue reading

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Homegrown Nazi sympathizers flourish in the Garden

Essential: Please watch this short film of a “pro-American” rally at Madison Square Garden in 1939. Yeah, it’s horrifying to see swastika iconography flanking a hagiographic George Washington; explicit calls for the formal establishment of strictly white, gentile control of … Continue reading

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Puerto Rico = America and America’s responsibility

Puerto Rico is OUR RESPONSIBILITY. This video is insightful. Its economic and financial issues are a direct result of colonialist policies. These American citizens have been struggling for decades and we cannot further abandon them in the wake of catastrophic … Continue reading

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A different kind of Manchester United

*WOW* 1) Now this, THIS, is how you ally. Damn. (Not Lincoln. The working class of Northern England.) 2) Look deep inside yourself and ponder whether you could do as the people of Manchester and Liverpool did. I honestly don’t … Continue reading

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We can’t just remove icons of Confederate glorification — we must add representations of Black empowerment, too

Hey, look, I know I post a lot, especially lately. But this essay is ESSENTIAL READING. Save it for later if you must. But please, please read it! There is so much to chew on here! This piece offers a … Continue reading

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‘You don’t have to start perfect. You just have to start.’

I truly love this statement┬áby a friend of a friend on FB. (Text included below, too.) I feel that it is a very gracious open hand, with true understanding and empathy for a certain kind of oblivious white person who … Continue reading

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Slavery, in all its context and shame, should be taught in U.S. schools

I will 100% support slavery education on par with Holocaust education. Empathy building for everyone! The Nazis’ attempt to eradicate Jews, queers, the disabled, nonconformists and ethnic minorities is one of Europe’s great sins … generational chattel slavery is certainly … Continue reading

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