Thursday, September 11, 2008

Satirical PSA on racism shows sexism, a hate on for white people is A-Ok.

"Stop us if you’ve heard this one before. A man walks into an elevator… And a White woman clutches her purse a little closer, presumably because he’s Black and, therefore, feeds off the idea of change. While the concept of the video — breaking the third wall to address the audience about an oft-unnoticed, everyday example of racism — could be pretty effective, we’re too distracted and concerned by another form of hate farting in the corner of this elevator, hoping you don’t notice:

“Stupid White bitch.”

…Really? You’re going to address hatred of one group at the expense of another marginalized group and bolster a pervading stereotype in order to detract from your message for the sake of a cheap laugh?"

read the rest of the excellent post here...