She The People: racism

Posted at 08:44 AM ET, 06/15/2012

Arkansas racism, tea-party style

Did you hear the one about the rally where a joke delivered in black dialect, about lazy black welfare recipients, had the crowd in stitches?

By Suzi Parker  |  08:44 AM ET, 06/15/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  tea party, Arkansas, racism, Barack Obama, 2012, welfare

Posted at 01:15 PM ET, 05/25/2012

In Arkansas, racism cuts against Obama

In 2008, white people I have known my entire life confessed to me that they would not vote for Obama because of his race.

By Suzi Parker  |  01:15 PM ET, 05/25/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Barack Obama, John Wolfe, John McCain, racism, the South, 2012

Posted at 03:22 PM ET, 04/02/2012

‘Mad Men’: Bracing for a new ‘normal’

When a worried Don Draper confides that his ex-wife Betty is sick and may not make it, the show’s mouthpiece for the bad old days tells him, “That would solve everything.”

By Mary C. Curtis  |  03:22 PM ET, 04/02/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  mad men, sexism, racism, advertising, Rolling Stones, television

Posted at 09:57 AM ET, 03/26/2012

‘Mad Men’: ‘Cops and Negroes and priests’ arrive

The season opener answered some criticism that has been directed at creator Matthew Weiner.

By Mary C. Curtis  |  09:57 AM ET, 03/26/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  mad men, sexism, racism, advertising, television