Evidently writing about racism is like working for the CIA: just when I thought I was done and out, they pull me back in. Race, racism, race baiting, race profiling, race walking, race horses, race for the cure, emb-race the suck—enough already! It’s time that we as a culture dug deep, looked within, and somehow found the strength to stop being so stupid.
The latest manufactured media hullabaloo is about the race of Santa Claus. That’s right, Santa Claus. And it all started with Slate blogger Aisha Harris.
Aisha got everybody riled up by saying that Santa should be a penguin.
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