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Archived: #VolunteeringWhileBlack Nope.

Don’t go shopping. Don’t work out. Don’t drink coffee. Don’t have a barbecue. Don’t use Airbnb. And don’t try to make your community a better place. Perhaps the most ludicrous of the “don’t”s for Black people came about over the weekend when sisters of a historically Black sorority were approached…

Archived: White Woman Whitesplains Video Backlash as Misinterpretation When Its Really Whiteterpretation

Nicole Arbour, a Canadian YouTube star, issued a statement on Twitter in response to the backlash over her “feminist” version of Childish Gambino’s “This Is America” that boasts her white privilege just as much as her original video. Before apologizing she calls the negative response a “misinterpretation,” suggesting that those…

Archived: White Woman Calls Cops on Black Family for Having BBQ in Park

It turns out barbecuing is also on the list of seemingly ordinary things Black people cannot do without having the police called on them. File that under #WorkingOutWhileBlack, #StarbucksWhileBlack, #NappingWhileBlack, #GraduatingWhileBlack, #ShoppingWhileBlack and #WaffleHouseWhileBlack. A family barbecue at a park in Oakland, Calif., was interrupted when a fellow park-goer called…