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These Beauty Products Are Extra-Hazardous for Women of Color

As if it weren’t bad enough that makeup companies rarely offer enough shades for women of color, a new review found that women of color also face the greatest risks of unsafe chemical exposures from personal care products. Read more… Continue Reading at http://lifehacker.com

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These Beauty Products Are Extra-Hazardous for Women of Color

As if it weren’t bad enough that makeup companies rarely offer enough shades for women of color, a new review found that women of color also face the greatest risks of unsafe chemical exposures from personal care products. Read more… Continue Reading at http://lifehacker.com

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Find the Confederate Monuments in Your Area with This New Tool

Last weekend’s deadly violence in Charlottesville originally began as a “Unite the Right” white supremacist protest against the re-location of a Robert E. Lee statue in a public park. Since then, Donald Trump has been busy defending the statue (and comparing confederate generals to George Washington), while officials…Read more… Continue Reading at http://lifehacker.com

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Charlottesville Happened Because White America Voted For Donald Trump

Tragedy struck Charlottesville, Virginia this past weekend, and once again, hatred is at the center of the conversation in America. White supremacists marched in the middle of the night showing their anger for the impending removal of the Robert E. Lee confederate statue. The following day, they …Continue reading Continue Reading at https://thedailybanter.com

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How to Encourage Your (White) Pastor to Speak Out Against White Supremacy 

Events in Charlottesville broke on Friday night and Saturday, and by late Saturday night a good number of America’s priests and ministers were scrambling to re-write whatever homilies and sermons they’d prepped for the next morning. I came across this tweet, by Traci Blackmon, the executive minister of…Read more… Continue Reading at http://lifehacker.com

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After Charlottesville, I Asked My Dad About Selma

Over the weekend in Charlottesville, Virginia, white supremacists held a rally that escalated into violence. An activist, a paralegal named Heather Heyer, was killed after a man drove his car into a crowd of protesters. I usually write about video games on this site, but today I need to talk to my dad, who marched […]

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Godwin of Godwin’s Law: ‘By All Means, Compare These Shitheads to the Nazis’

Any masochist who has spent a second taking part in the eye gouge that is “internet discourse” has heard one of its core tenets, Mike Godwin’s law. That law, as recounted by Wired, goes as follows:Read more… Continue Reading at http://lifehacker.com

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Yes, You Can Blame Donald Trump For the White Supremacist March in Charlottesville

“We are determined to take our country back,” said former Ku Klux Klan leader David Duke at the “Unite the Right” rally in Charlottesville, Virginia today. “We are going to fulfill the promises of Donald Trump. That’s what we believed in, that’s why we voted for Donald Trump. …Continue reading Continue Reading at https://thedailybanter.com

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Former Navy SEAL Promises “a Gruesome Massacre” When Trump is Removed From Office

Back when I, and everyone else including Donald Trump, thought that Hillary Clinton would be our next president, I warned that the right was primed to explode with violence. Faced with the loss of a Supreme Court willing to uphold the GOP’s numerous voter suppression schemes and staring down the …Continue reading Continue Reading at […]

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White British Lord Sentenced To 3 Months In Prison For Mocking Colored Guyanese Woman

The West has reached a stage in its decline at which private individuals are able to criminalize other private individuals by taking offence at them. The obvious problem with this is that, although practically anyone can find someone to offend them for some reason, only those who are reputable and within reach of the law […]

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Members Only: I Miss My White Privilege

When the LAPD beat Rodney King to a pulp, I remember wondering why black people were upset. The guy was on drugs, right?.. To continue reading this article, please go here. A Banter Membership gets you access to the magazine and all our Members Only content. Your membership also directly funds …Continue reading Continue Reading at […]

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NRA Host Grant Stinchfield: Hordes of Black Lives Matter Protesters are Coming to Torture and Kill White Americans

On Wednesday, NRATV host Grant Stinchfield and guest Chuck Holton literally said that if we don’t do something soon, Black Lives Matter will rampage through the countryside, raping, torturing, and murdering white people.And I’m not even slightly exaggerating:GRANT STINCHFIELD (HOST): Our race …Continue reading Continue Reading at https://thedailybanter.com

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What Makes an Artificial Intelligence Racist and Sexist

Artificial intelligence is infiltrating our daily lives, with applications that curate your phone pics, manage your email, and translate text from any language into another. Google, Facebook, Apple, and Microsoft are all heavily researching how to integrate AI into their major services. Soon you’ll likely interact…Read more… Continue Reading at http://lifehacker.com

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87% of Trump Voters are Still Excited That Donald Trump is Destroying America

The latest polling show Donald Trump’s approval rating is at literally historic lows:Barring a sudden turnaround this week, Trump will conclude his first six months in office as the most unpopular president, at that point in his first term, since modern polling began.Trump’s approval rating as of …Continue reading Continue Reading at https://thedailybanter.com

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How the #CNNBlackmail Scandal Exposed America’s Dark Side

These days, a single tweet can start a chain reaction that leads to an army of trolls unleashing harassment both online and sometimes, off it. It’s a bizarre yet hazardous part of our increasingly connected world, especially when the hoards are reacting to what they see as equally damaging …Continue reading Continue Reading at https://thedailybanter.com

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Killer Goat Man Chases You in this Puzzle Based Visual Novel

When you think of a visual novel, you probably think of pursuing super sexy romantic interests (or pigeons). Most of the interactions in these games involve choosing which way to compliment your virtual crush. At first I thought Let’s Meat Adam would be another dating simulator (only this time with goats). But it’s…Read more… Continue […]

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Killer Goat Man Chases You in this Puzzle Based Visual Novel

When you think of a visual novel, you probably think of pursuing super sexy romantic interests (or pigeons). Most of the interactions in these games involve choosing which way to compliment your virtual crush. At first I thought Let’s Meat Adam would be another dating simulator (only this time with goats). But it’s…Read more… Continue […]

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The Biggest Problem With The Handmaid’s Tale Is How It Ignores Race

In The Handmaid’s Tale, women who can still have babies are used as a resource, vessels to keep the endeavor of splinter nation Gilead going. Sadly, the TV series based on Margaret Atwood’s speculative fiction novel does very much the same thing with the bodies of people of color.Read more… Continue Reading at http://gizmodo.com

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MEMBERS ONLY: This is Why We Cannot Talk to Trump True Believers

Just a decade or two from now, white conservatives will have been rounded up and put into concentration camps…To continue reading this article, please go here. A Banter Membership gets you access to the magazine and all our Members Only content. Your membership also directly funds …Continue reading Continue Reading at https://thedailybanter.com

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