Thought you might be interested in reblogging some racist tweets about Red Dawn
Holy fuck! What the hell is wrong with people!
Holy fuck! What the hell is wrong with people!
Israel - 18 arrested in protest against racism towards Ethiopian Jews
The protest against the racism and discrimination against Ethiopian Jews continues. Yesterday a few dozen people, most of them Ethiopians, gathered for a small protest near the Tel Aviv Museum. No less than 18 were arrested; among them was Ulet Hararo, who marched last month from Tel Aviv to Jerusalem to protest racism and discrimination against his community. According to police, protesters were trying to block a street and the arrests were carried out to maintain public order.
The Ethiopian protests began last summer, as part of the J14 movement, but it erupted again after it was revealed that homeowners in the city of Kiryat Malachi, where almost 15 percent of the population are Ethiopians Jews, are refusing to rent their apartments to the black Ethiopians, and even signed a public letter demanding others would do the same.
See some photos from the demonstration, along with a strong video of the protest and the arrests, above.
via 972mag | See Also: Thousands in Jerusalem protest racism against Ethiopian Israelis (18/01/12)
Racist pigs in front of a mosque in Aarhus this night - Denmark.
A small bunch of right-wing extremists dressed as pigs harassed at night the residents of a mosque in Aarhus.
Dressed in pig masks and armed with pigs’ trotters on a skewer and crusader shield, took a couple of former members of the strongly anti-Muslim group Danish Defence League yesterday late night allegedly in an extremely bizarre harassment action against a mosque in Aarhus.
The following photos are all placed publicly on Facebook, and according to Brian Djurslands (former division leader in DDL) comments so this is an action against a mosque in Aarhus last night.
It is unfortunately not managed to P77 to get in contact with the mosque tonight.
Under the name of Danish Resistance, the former members from DDL formed a new group, like Danish Defence League is trying to assert itself in public with strong anti-Islamic attitudes.
Danish Resistance, founded by the former head of the Danish Defence League Bo Wild Fire and Brian Greve Kjaer aka Brian Djursland. Both were in early January kicked out of the Danish Defence League, after disputes within the group about theft and rooted in the Danish Defence League’s economy.
The group Danish Resistance cooperate directly with the group Stop Islamisation of Denmark, led by right-wing extremist Anders Gravers from Aalborg.
Stay Wild Fire was last year convicted for breaches of racism paragraph 266b. This happened when he and another from the Danish Defence League postponed a mosque in Nakskov of harassment, the court condemned as racially motivated.
It is not the first time that Bo Wild Fire is behind an action where a pig plays the main role.
In 2011 buried Danish Defence League a dismembered pigs body in a mosque building site in Amager near Copenhagen.
Source - translated into english by me.
The Islamophobia is getting way too extreme in Denmark. In fact Anders Gravers the leader of Stop Islamisation of Denmark even went so far & said he wants Vollsmose (a ghetto in Denmark where there mostly lives Muslims) ethnically cleansed. I take such threats very seriously & I fear the safety for Muslim immigrants in Denmark. The Police & Media isn’t doing anything to stop such disgusting hate crimes.
The exodus of Hispanic immigrants began just hours after a federal judge in Birmingham upheld most provisions of the state’s far-reaching immigration enforcement law.
The judge, Sharon Lovelace Blackburn, upheld the parts of the law allowing state and local police to ask for immigration papers during routine traffic stops, rendering most contracts with illegal immigrants unenforceable and requiring schools to ascertain the immigration status of children at registration time.
When Judge Blackburn was finished, Alabama was left with what the governor called “the strongest immigration law in this country.” It went into effect immediately, though her ruling is being appealed by the Justice Department and a coalition of civil rights groups.
(Inspired by the commentary on this post)
For the purposes of anti-racism struggles, that’s all you need to go by.
Yes, the term, “colored” is not normally associated with Asian people these days, but it was definitely used to label people of Asian descent in this country in the…
while i am really interested in the history of asians and asian-americans, especially the history of resistance to colonization, i find this post to be problematic.
especially this analysis:
So if White is grudgingly treating you OK, while Black and Brown seem to hate and distrust you, then whom do you ally yourself with? More importantly, who benefits from this apparent alliance?
In the American black-white paradigm of race relations, ‘others’ like Asians get shit on no matter which side we’re on. So the Asian internalization of White racism makes a twisted kind of sense as a survival strategy, particularly if your natural allies (other victims of White racism) are treating you like foreigners and even equating you with the oppressor himself.
My point: Asians’ conflicted, sometimes tense, relations with African Americans and those who have been historically, categorically considered ‘Colored’ is an artifact of White racism. This means that if you exclude Asians from ‘Colored’ solidarity against White racism, you are reproducing a highly successful strategy of White racism.
my response to this is from here: nopper
and here is an excerpt that i think complicates your analysis…
Contrary to the popular image of blacks as racially restrictive, Yancey discovers that black respondents are the most open to all other races. Yet despite being the most receptive to other groups, blacks in general are rejected by all nonblack groups – whites, Latino/as and Asian Americans. While some assume that whites will be closed off to anyone not white, Yancey’s research show that white respondents are more accepting of Latino/as and Asian Americans than they are of blacks. In turn, Latino/a and Asian American respondents are fairly receptive to one another as well as whites. Overall, Yancey’s findings reveal that whites, Latino/as and Asian Americans do not tend to reject one another as possible neighbors or their kids’ spouses, but all three groups show a general resistance to blacks in these social roles.
That all three nonblack groups were found to be more accepting of one another in a way that they were not of blacks suggests that assimilation may be less about desiring whiteness as it is avoiding blackness. Yancey concludes, “The rejection of African Americans, rather than the acceptance of European Americans, is the best explanation of social distance in the United States.”
so while i realize that you were responding to a specific post in which it was questioned whether or not asians are considered people of color. (which may have simply been a question of whether or not asians consider themselves to be people of color) the research shows that it is not, in general, blacks rejecting asians as it is asians engaging in anti-blackness.
“Previous research on majority group domination tends to be built upon either the concept that white supremacy is, or was, the dominant ideology among majority group members, or the concept that dominant group members utilize notions of color blindness to protect their racial position of privilege. Both concepts lead to an understanding of an American racial hierarchy formed by a white/nonwhite dichotomy. In such a system all non-European groups face social rejection and theoretically all non-European groups deserve an equal amount of academic attention – even if they have not been receiving it. Yet given the merging of nonblack racial minorities into the dominant culture, this white/nonwhite dichotomy is losing relevance. A black/nonblack dichotomy produces more understanding about contemporary race relations. It suggests that the informal rejection of African Americans, rather than a tendency by the majority to oppress all minority groups in a roughly equal manner, is the linchpin to the American contemporary racial hierarchy.”
so yeah, i dont think that blacks and asians are ‘natural allies’.
on a personal note, the only racialized people in the states, that i have talked to who strongly reject being called a poc, were asians/asian americans. i used to do a lot of anti racism trainings, so ive had this convo an above average amount of times.
Non-black people, the bold is for you. Please read it.
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