Do we have to do this again? Do we have to go through this same shit every single time a person of colour is cast as anyone… or indeed anything… previously depicted as white? Summer 2019, and Halle Bailey, was cast as Ariel in Disney’s live action remake of the Little Mermaid, a story about […]Read More Why the little mermaid must be white – by whiny racists.
In early 2019, David Lammy MP (who I have to say is quickly becoming a bit of a legend) posted this on Twitter. The article in The Guardian refers to a campaign (@56blackmen) aimed at changing perceptions of black men in hoodies. Man alive, I wish I hadn’t read the comments. Of course, there’s nothing […]Read More Never read the comments!
There’s an art to arguing. Start by clearly stating your position. Outline your key arguments clearly. Present evidence to support your arguments. Hope that the other person/people appreciate little things like facts and evidence. You absolutely cannot rely on this being the case. Critically evaluate the evidence presented by others. Use further evidence to rebuff […]Read More Whataboutery or ‘how to be an ass on the internet’.