In the past few months, debate surrounding the use of racial caricatures as pro sports mascots has reached a fever pitch. Just ask the Washington Redskins, who’ve endured significant backlash for both their refusal to change their name and their half-hearted attempts to placate their critics.
But a few miles west, fans of the MLB’s Cleveland Indians are taking a stand. In a motion of solidarity, a small but growing number have been “de-Chiefing” their paraphernalia by removing the offensive “Chief Wahoo” mascot from caps and jerseys that bear its likeness.
I like this a LOT. I don’t know who else can make these teams change at this point other than their own fans.
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"the first disney princess to be crown—"
"the first dis—"
let’s try that again
So my older brother was in a book store and picked up a book about the difficulties faced by same sex parents in society today when a woman came up and made fun of him for being “too young to be reading a book about THAT sort of people.” He saw that she was carrying the third Hunger Games Book so he stared her dead in the eyes and hissed “Prim dies.” and walked away and I have never been prouder to have him as my sibling.
So today a little girl came into the library where I work in an Elsa costume and she looked just like Elsa and my boss made the mistake of walking up to her and saying “well hello, princess, how are you?” and the little girl just says “Excuse me, I am a queen” and walks away
Let’s play another round of Who Has the Biggest Victim Complex?:
- A. neurotypical people
- B. white people
- C. straight people
- D. cis people
but what about men?
for once “but what about men” was a phenomenal addition to one of my posts and I applaud you
Because everybody seems to CONVENIENTLY forget these other 2 tweets…