Entries by Bill Finlay

VIDEO: My White Privilege

Here’s the truth about “real” white privilege in America.  RELATED ARTICLES:  Anne Hathaway denounces white privilege in award speech VIDEO: Why the ‘White Privilege’ Label is by Definition Racist in Less than 2 Minutes Students Rake in Extra Credit After Taking Quiz on Their White Privilege Do White Americans Have White Privilege?

Uncle Tom American Hero

Who/what is an Uncle Tom? A former enslaved laborer and Methodist minister named Josiah Henson. Smithsonian Magazine in an article titled “The Story of Josiah Henson, the Real Inspiration for ‘Uncle Tom’s Cabin’” writes: Born near Port Tobacco, Maryland, around 1789, Henson’s first memory was of his father being whipped, having his ear cut off, and […]