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Auntie SparkNotes: My Friend Keeps Offending People

By kat_rosenfieldJanuary 29, 2018
Hi Auntie! I have a friend (let's call him Tommy) and I think he might be a bit racist, or the very least,... More  →
Auntie SparkNotes: My Friend Keeps Offending People

Auntie SparkNotes: An Ex-Nazi Update!

By kat_rosenfieldJanuary 3, 2018
For our first Auntie post of 2018, we're kicking the year off right: with an update from one of last year's most... More  →
Auntie SparkNotes: An Ex-Nazi Update!

Suzanne Collins Knows What's What with Civil Rights; Look at What Mockingjay Can Teach Us About Racism Today

By Janet ManleyJune 21, 2017
This post was originally published in 2014, but its message will always be relevant.—Sparkitors You probably know the phrase, "Panem today, Panem tomorrow,... More  →
Suzanne Collins Knows What's What with Civil Rights; Look at What <i>Mockingjay</i> Can Teach Us About Racism Today

Auntie SparkNotes: Should I Police My White Friend's Language?

By kat_rosenfieldFebruary 24, 2017
Dear Auntie, I was Skyping with a very dear (white) friend of mine the other day and it seemed that he had no... More  →
Auntie SparkNotes: Should I Police My White Friend's Language?

Auntie SparkNotes: My Friends Won't Stop Using an Offensive Term

By kat_rosenfieldJanuary 4, 2016
Dear Auntie, A while ago, I did something I normally don't have the courage to do—I called someone out on a very offensive... More  →
Auntie SparkNotes: My Friends Won't Stop Using an Offensive Term

What Happened to Sandra Bland?

By H. Alan ScottJuly 23, 2015

How many times have you been pulled over for not using your turn signal? Once, maybe twice? And how many

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What Happened to Sandra Bland?

We Just Reached the Best & Worst Parts of Go Set a Watchman

By ElodieJuly 21, 2015
We're reading Part VI of Go Set a Watchman (and we recapped the previous parts in HILARIOUS DETAIL right here). This... More  →
We Just Reached the Best & Worst Parts of <em>Go Set a Watchman</em>

Bree Newsome Removed the Confederate Flag & Became Our New Hero

By Abbey ClarkeJuly 2, 2015
Last weekend, we witnessed the greatest flagpole stunt EVER—sorry, Mulan, but this tops even your courageous display of climbing skillz! Acitivist... More  →
Bree Newsome Removed the Confederate Flag & Became Our New Hero