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FAB Discussions – Death Row: A Reminder That the US Is Racist? – by Guest Writer Peter Apps

The United States of America is no longer a racist country.
At least since the election of Barack Obama in 2008, that is something many people have believed.

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FAB to be Black: “I Don’t Want to be Black” – by Daphne Tona Weyalo

A father played a prank on his three year-old daughter who asked why some of her Barbie dolls were white and some were black. He told her that all girls turned black on their fourth birthday. Here’s her reaction…

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FAB Asks: Is the UK “Decades Behind” Racial Progession? – by Daphne Tona Weyalo

Singer Kelis has launched a Twitter rant against the “disgusting” racial issues in the UK after she was called a “slave” and a “disgusting Nigerian” at a London airport.

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FAB Asks: Are Black Women Doomed When it Comes to Marriage? – by Daphne Tona Weyalo

Ralph Richards Banks the author of  Is Marriage for White People? How the African-American Marriage Decline Affects Everyone has written an article that claims that black women are at a disadvantage when it comes to relationships.

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John Galliano Ordered to Pay Fines for Racist Comments

British fashion designer John Galliano, has been found guilty of anti-Semitic insults and handed suspended fines totalling 6,000 euros (£5,250; $8,400).
The designer, fired by the Dior fashion house over the affair, admitted the insults but said he had no recollection … Continue reading

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FAB to be Black: Black People vs Police – by Daphne Tona Weyalo

Will this battle ever end? One thing that really brought it home was the ridiculous story of police conducting a “stop and search” on two young sisters, after wrongly mistaking the eldest girl for a gunman who had just robbed a nearby … Continue reading

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FAB to be Black: Do We Play the “Race Card” too Easily?- by Daphne Tona Weyalo

It seems to be that there are many different definitions of the word racist, or what is deemed to be racist. For the purpose of this post I will use the definition provided by wordnet.princeton.edu. According to them a racist is … Continue reading

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FAB Observations: What Would You Do? by Wendy Oloya

For anyone interested in social experiments, these two videos are a must. While the tile “Shopping while Black” suggests race as being a transitory state, it provides a very interesting insight into not only racial profiling but society’s reactions to … Continue reading

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FAB asks: Double Standards in Black Media?- by Daphne Tona Weyalo

I came across this story on Voice Online. It was a blog post about a recent story of  a woman who had died after having sex with a dog… I’ll let that simmer for a bit…

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FAB Exhibitions: Without Sanctuary at Rivington Place by Olumide S Akingbade

Rivington Place – Summer 2011 season includes a major photographic exhibition from 27 May – 30 July 2011.
Without Sanctuary: Lynching Photography in America, is a visual testament to lynching as a form of social violence in the Unites States of America from … Continue reading

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