Friday, April 17, 2009
Faces of Racism and Sexism
"Only 4.99 To Own A Racist Black Bobble Head," reports Renee at Womanist Musings. She adds other pictures too, with apt sarcasm: "In yet another stunning example of how post racial our world has become. DealExtreme has decided to sell the following dolls." If you've heard or ever "hear that blacks need to get over the past because Obama is president," then look straight in the face(s) of Renee's post.
"Why is Facebook's avatar a dude?" asks Jessica at feministing.com. And she goes on to share and to comment on this: "Sociological Images has a great short post about Facebook's default avatar - which appears to be a white male." Worth the read if you're a social networker online (especially since you're reading blogs and thinking about unmarked sexism and racism on the internet).