Tag Archive for Racism

A bubbling cauldron at UCI?

Special Commentary from Andrew Davey at Calitics Last night, UCI Chancellor Michael Drake met with Jewish students to discuss the recent unrest on campus. Here’s what The OC Register has to say about it: UC Irvine Chancellor Michael V. Drake told several hundred concerned Jewish community members Wednesday night to join in on discussions and…

“I decided to murder an Arab”

This was the title on the email I received from the Council on American-Islamic Relations – Southern California Executive Director, Hussam Ayloush today. The email went on… Earlier this week, Israeli newspaper Haaretz reported that a French Jewish man, a recent immigrant to Israel and who recently became religious, confessed to the murder of a…

Tan Nguyen gets pass. He’s still a racist in my book

This afternoon (Wednesday) I’m checking the blogs (on my phone, on my break) and I come across this headline on the OC Register’s Total Buzz Blog: Tan Nguyen is cleared.  I about fell out of my chair, I thought to myself “WTF,” how did this happen?  We were all watching this drama last October and…

A Class Divided: Lessons from the past.

Frontline ran a special on racial divisions that I think should be mandatory training for all children in public schools. And more importantly, maybe the Board of Supervisors could learn a little here too. The three clips are just under 10 minutes each but well worth watching. FRONTLINE: A Class Divided Chapter One: The Daring…