Archive for July 13th, 2008

I first saw this video at Sociological Images.

Today blue milk also has a spot on commentary:

No wonder I’m so tuckered out all the time. It is very difficult being white. We have a lot of work to do and that work starts young. White babies are saving the world even while they are wetting their nappies. That’s just how it is when you’re white, you’re always on duty.

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I can’t say any better than what they have already said about the white privilege here, and the “othering” of babies and mothers of color. I will echo, though, the whole slimy weirdness regarding activism by capitalism – buy our product and we’ll donate a miserly amount of the proceeds to a cause so you can feel good about yourself …. for buying more stuff.

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