tag:blogger.com,1999:blog-3486177601646533834.post7963041715137643881..comments2015-03-03T11:29:30.577-05:00Comments on Womanist Musings: Angelina Jolie And The Perfect FamilyReneehttp://www.blogger.com/profile/16388113393817266374noreply@blogger.comBlogger48125tag:blogger.com,1999:blog-3486177601646533834.post-70370139762143930892008-08-13T19:00:00.000-04:002008-08-13T19:00:00.000-04:00@skate one last think look up the definition of th...@skate one last think look up the definition of the word hypocrite you used it incorrectly.Reneehttp://www.blogger.com/profile/16388113393817266374noreply@blogger.comtag:blogger.com,1999:blog-3486177601646533834.post-23646998496064452042008-08-13T18:59:00.000-04:002008-08-13T18:59:00.000-04:00@skate assume everybody who isn't in a "minority" ...@skate <EM>assume everybody who isn't in a "minority" or isn't in a "power struggle" doesn't understand or is just wrong.</EM><BR/><BR/>I don't assume anything. Everyone that is white lives with white privilege, it is a fact. Until you learn to own yours, you will forever be disconnected from people of color. Try reading <A HREF="http://seamonkey.ed.asu.edu/~mcisaac/emc598ge/Unpacking.html" REL="Reneehttp://www.blogger.com/profile/16388113393817266374noreply@blogger.comtag:blogger.com,1999:blog-3486177601646533834.post-71946739189845844562008-08-13T16:15:00.000-04:002008-08-13T16:15:00.000-04:00i just think it's funny how deep you're looking in...i just think it's funny how deep you're looking into this. and then how you connect it to all these other issues.<BR/><BR/>i never once stated that this kind of thing doesn't happen. but i'm pretty damn fucking sure that regardless of if it is or isn't happening, this is probably the stupidest way you could possibly address it.<BR/><BR/>you throw assumptions all over the place, you connect wildskatea4life323http://openid.aol.com/skatea4life323noreply@blogger.comtag:blogger.com,1999:blog-3486177601646533834.post-25085425758673184632008-08-09T00:48:00.000-04:002008-08-09T00:48:00.000-04:00@TLW people have a right to identify any which way...@TLW people have a right to identify any which way they choose. Society needs to be more inclusive in its definitionsReneehttp://www.blogger.com/profile/16388113393817266374noreply@blogger.comtag:blogger.com,1999:blog-3486177601646533834.post-33051612197316837322008-08-08T20:40:00.000-04:002008-08-08T20:40:00.000-04:00@lauren you did not get carried away at all..I get...@lauren you did not get carried away at all..I get frustrated with people sometimes but it is part of blogging.Reneehttp://www.blogger.com/profile/16388113393817266374noreply@blogger.comtag:blogger.com,1999:blog-3486177601646533834.post-22376439126926601402008-08-08T20:37:00.000-04:002008-08-08T20:37:00.000-04:00Thank you Renee for a very thought provoking post,...Thank you Renee for a very thought provoking post, and sorry you have to deal with some people who do not care to think deeply. Also, sorry about the comment before that, I just got a little carried away, but it had to come out because it comes from the heart...I care very much about these issues that affect us to this day, and I know that through dialogues , we can keep the changes for the laurenhttp://www.blogger.com/profile/05345884882359400869noreply@blogger.comtag:blogger.com,1999:blog-3486177601646533834.post-7501191385301991502008-08-07T22:21:00.000-04:002008-08-07T22:21:00.000-04:00@Lauren thank you for taking the time to calmly ex...@Lauren thank you for taking the time to calmly explain to skat I personally have run out of patience for those that refuse to acknowledge privilege.Reneehttp://www.blogger.com/profile/16388113393817266374noreply@blogger.comtag:blogger.com,1999:blog-3486177601646533834.post-91498987274232297422008-08-07T21:23:00.000-04:002008-08-07T21:23:00.000-04:00Also, I think the issue here, and I believe that s...Also, I think the issue here, and I believe that skata4life did not get, is that the cover photo is constructed by a team of probably most if not all white people, trying to sell the magazine, and trying to sell a lifestyle to people. They take their "Privilege" for granted when they produce images like that, because images are powerful, they communicate many ideas at once, and I see the laurenhttp://www.blogger.com/profile/05345884882359400869noreply@blogger.comtag:blogger.com,1999:blog-3486177601646533834.post-53215409111279110802008-08-07T21:05:00.000-04:002008-08-07T21:05:00.000-04:00@Ebony,"This is why I don't understand why people ...@Ebony,<BR/><BR/>"This is why I don't understand why people of colour choose to continue the colour hierarchy by having children with people of a different race. My personal opinion mixing continues the colour hierarchy, In order to erase the same bodies that are not wanted but used in this system (that body has to be ethnically cleansed)or a better term genectic assimilation."<BR/><BR/>So you laurenhttp://www.blogger.com/profile/05345884882359400869noreply@blogger.comtag:blogger.com,1999:blog-3486177601646533834.post-63233179590438351412008-08-06T15:50:00.000-04:002008-08-06T15:50:00.000-04:00one more thing...don't forget that "white" babies ...one more thing...<BR/><BR/>don't forget that "white" babies are the most expensive. Mixed races are middle priced and black babies are among the cheapest. <BR/><BR/>Whoever says Adoption isn't racist is full of shit. <BR/><BR/>I was labeled as special needs because I was only 1/2 white. That classified me as hard to place.Gershomhttp://www.blogger.com/profile/16706642753832885880noreply@blogger.comtag:blogger.com,1999:blog-3486177601646533834.post-69338101685997762872008-08-06T15:47:00.000-04:002008-08-06T15:47:00.000-04:00What is also telling is how the "adopted" "less th...What is also telling is how the "adopted" "less than" "bastardized" children AREN'T shown. Adoptees are considered second class in america, they were bought and paid for for angelinas dreams, not for their own benefit. <BR/>Adoption in itself is a "white" industry, where white people with the most money have created an entitlement to lower class usually "non white" poverty stricken children. OnlyGershomhttp://www.blogger.com/profile/16706642753832885880noreply@blogger.comtag:blogger.com,1999:blog-3486177601646533834.post-68266849838758686472008-08-06T15:30:00.000-04:002008-08-06T15:30:00.000-04:00Look you over privileged troll I don't need to und...Look you over privileged troll I don't need to understand anything... I stated my position and I stand my it. If you don't like it too fucking bad.Reneehttp://www.blogger.com/profile/16388113393817266374noreply@blogger.comtag:blogger.com,1999:blog-3486177601646533834.post-44982238473340602462008-08-06T15:27:00.000-04:002008-08-06T15:27:00.000-04:00i'm sorry you really seem like nice people but thi...i'm sorry you really seem like nice people but this article makes me mad.<BR/><BR/>you need to understand you're being a hypocrite by doing something like thisskatea4life323http://openid.aol.com/skatea4life323noreply@blogger.comtag:blogger.com,1999:blog-3486177601646533834.post-22740837939049819852008-08-06T15:21:00.000-04:002008-08-06T15:21:00.000-04:00right lady.so you can call out this magazine for s...right lady.<BR/><BR/>so you can call out this magazine for something as stupid as everybody wearing white and not putting in the children you wanna see...<BR/><BR/>but you can snap at me and call me a "troll" when i call you out on the SAME EXACT THING.<BR/><BR/>A+ work.skatea4life323http://openid.aol.com/skatea4life323noreply@blogger.comtag:blogger.com,1999:blog-3486177601646533834.post-38455731495045696182008-08-06T15:16:00.000-04:002008-08-06T15:16:00.000-04:00but are you trying to say that telling people maga...<EM>but are you trying to say that telling people magazine to include more "colored" kids.. isn't the exact same thing as them including too many white kids?</EM><BR/>Look they specifically do not include her children of color and that is not accidental especially when you realize that the <STRONG>entire family is dressed in white</STRONG> They symbolism is obvious. You may disagree if you wish Reneehttp://www.blogger.com/profile/16388113393817266374noreply@blogger.comtag:blogger.com,1999:blog-3486177601646533834.post-58935874615846078752008-08-06T15:10:00.000-04:002008-08-06T15:10:00.000-04:00okay, since i've been branded might as well take o...okay, since i've been branded might as well take on the roll.<BR/><BR/>let me clarify something for you.<BR/><BR/>i agree, racism is something that should be handled with the UTMOST care, and every effort should be taken to pay attention to all details of all sides.<BR/><BR/>but are you trying to say that telling people magazine to include more "colored" kids.. isn't the exact same thing as them skatea4life323http://openid.aol.com/skatea4life323noreply@blogger.comtag:blogger.com,1999:blog-3486177601646533834.post-70700452548486711072008-08-06T15:00:00.000-04:002008-08-06T15:00:00.000-04:00@Skate ...there you go ahead and prove my point. N...@Skate ...there you go ahead and prove my point. No one is too sensitive when it comes to racism but if you weren't a troll you would no that. Express your disagreement but you need to rethink the language you use.Reneehttp://www.blogger.com/profile/16388113393817266374noreply@blogger.comtag:blogger.com,1999:blog-3486177601646533834.post-62541868915178117762008-08-06T14:54:00.000-04:002008-08-06T14:54:00.000-04:00troll? good one. i'm not trying to do anything b...troll? good one. i'm not trying to do anything but express my opinion. and prove a point, you're too sensitive. <BR/><BR/>so thanks =Dskatea4life323http://openid.aol.com/skatea4life323noreply@blogger.comtag:blogger.com,1999:blog-3486177601646533834.post-84478797522803978002008-08-06T14:47:00.000-04:002008-08-06T14:47:00.000-04:00skatea for first time visitor you sure are quick ...skatea for first time visitor you sure are quick to earn my troll award.Reneehttp://www.blogger.com/profile/16388113393817266374noreply@blogger.comtag:blogger.com,1999:blog-3486177601646533834.post-92094214659773999442008-08-06T14:38:00.000-04:002008-08-06T14:38:00.000-04:00you're all dumb. you only perceive these things h...you're all dumb. you only perceive these things happening. that doesn't mean they actually cause anything to happen.<BR/><BR/>don't buy the magazine.<BR/><BR/>don't advertise the magazine (bad press or good press) on your website.<BR/><BR/>stop pretending that calling people out for being racist will ever make anything change. fighting wrong with "pointing out the wrong" will only enrage more skatea4life323http://openid.aol.com/skatea4life323noreply@blogger.comtag:blogger.com,1999:blog-3486177601646533834.post-77086047106963447462008-08-06T11:01:00.000-04:002008-08-06T11:01:00.000-04:00This comment has been removed by the author.niahttp://www.blogger.com/profile/15475910401200498514noreply@blogger.comtag:blogger.com,1999:blog-3486177601646533834.post-30903752006136065862008-08-06T10:58:00.000-04:002008-08-06T10:58:00.000-04:00Well Danny that should be all the more reason they...<I>Well Danny that should be all the more reason they should establish their own identity seperate from either and they wouldn't feel like this.</I><BR/><BR/>But why should bi-racial people have to go form their own identity just becauase people of the two races they come from won't accept them? Its fine if a bi-racial person decides to do that but they should not be forced to. I know if I wereDannyhttp://www.blogger.com/profile/13806448004236223177noreply@blogger.comtag:blogger.com,1999:blog-3486177601646533834.post-73576588861234200382008-08-05T17:29:00.000-04:002008-08-05T17:29:00.000-04:00Well Danny that should be all the more reason they...Well Danny that should be all the more reason they should establish their own identity seperate from either and they wouldn't feel like this.TLWhttp://www.blogger.com/profile/14023089624194135579noreply@blogger.comtag:blogger.com,1999:blog-3486177601646533834.post-70217790375223324662008-08-05T16:53:00.000-04:002008-08-05T16:53:00.000-04:00@Danny...exactly I could not agree more@Danny...exactly I could not agree moreReneehttp://www.blogger.com/profile/16388113393817266374noreply@blogger.comtag:blogger.com,1999:blog-3486177601646533834.post-45965864009503433152008-08-05T16:49:00.000-04:002008-08-05T16:49:00.000-04:00Actually bi-racials are not treated the same as a ...<I>Actually bi-racials are not treated the same as a Black person. For one, they directly benefit from white privledge because one of their parents is a white person and they recieve the spoils of white privledge as a result. Black people don't benefit from that privledge since they don't have a parent who is white. This is just one aspect of it.</I><BR/><BR/>Actually from what I understand (and Dannyhttp://www.blogger.com/profile/13806448004236223177noreply@blogger.com