Category: Not Post-Racial

“Sanders & Clinton compete for Black Vote” – Seriously?

A couple of days ago I was at the gym trying to keep the metabolism in check, when my attention was drawn to CNN’s, MSNBC, and other stations’ latest headline news – “Sanders and Clinton compete for Black vote.” For most of CNN’s viewers who remain immersed in a post-racial rhetoric this statement may read

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“A given society is racist or it is not.” Frantz Fanon

How a society reacts to racial incidents is a reflection of how that same society treats and regards the people it most oppresses.  This cartoon was published by the Columbia Daily Tribune on August 20, 2014.  What can we gather from this image and from the many other remarks that are being put out there

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