PoC News in America

This past week, the internet was abuzz with the racist Star Wars boycott news, but we were too busy appreciating the cuteness of the cast celebrating the trailer.

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Fox News Stretches Bounds Of Reason To Explain Anger Toward Cosby

As a rule, I try to avoid Fox News. Entering its fray is akin to heading into the woods butt-naked, then hitting a hornet’s nest repeatedly with a stick. I know it will sting and I’ll curse and be covered in welts…so why go there?

But in reading about Bill Cosby and the mounting allegations of sexual abuse he’s facing, I came across a Fox News story so insulting, it has to be commented on — not only because it offends my liberal sensibilities, but because it offends the conservative audience Fox ostensibly serves…and, indeed, the entirety of human kind. Read More Fox News Stretches Bounds Of Reason To Explain Anger Toward Cosby

Dispatches from Ladyblogland

So much to read!

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Pop Culture, Racism And Values Dissonance: Dr. Algernon Edwards On Cinemax’s #TheKnick

If there’s any show you need to catch up on this summer, Cinemax’s The Knick is it. Set at the titular Knickerbocker Hospital in 1900’s New York, the show centers on a group of surgeons working at the turn of the century, using the era’s boom in technological advancements to refine and improve their craft, and attempting to drive down obscenely high mortality rates. Read More Pop Culture, Racism And Values Dissonance: Dr. Algernon Edwards On Cinemax’s #TheKnick