We are the change we want to see

You could compile a long list of ‘blackfaces’ in East Asian media over the last decade. But the latest version this Euro-American racist archetype in Chinese media is by far the most controversial—a skit on China’s English language TV station CCTV’s Spring Festival Gala featuring ‘blackface’ actors. Like the others on the growing list of…

via Chinese media is obsessed with portraying China as Africa’s savior — Quartz

 

There are no White Knights or anyone capable of Slaying the Dragons for us, but us.

Our voices united are threatened

Lost amid the furor over the Federal Communications Commission’s terrible, horrible, no good, very bad decision to reverse net neutrality regulations is another, equally awful ,decision on a program to provide subsidies for broadband internet subscriptions to low-income households in cities and tribal regions around the country. Read More

via Net Neutrality isn’t the only thing the current FCC is screwing up — TechCrunch