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From Time Magazine:
Anti-Racism Activists on Colbert: We Will Protest This Until It Ends
Suey Park @suey_park Eunsong Kim @clepsydras April 10, 2014
The marginalization of other voices is now complete.There are those say the American manufacturing sector dead.
The cross-promotion of more white male celebrities prove it: The entertainment industry has perfected the development of white, cis, straight, male characters. The marginalization of “other voices” — except when those “others” are brought in only to aid in the cheap punch line of a joke — is complete. This is aggression that we do not have to accept. We will protest this until it ends.
Many dismissed the protest we undertook last month with #CancelColbert, a hashtag we set up in response to a blatantly racist Tweet about Asians from the Colbert show’s account...
To those people I say, nonsense! Our manufactured wingnut outrage factories are already running flat out, day and night, and the demand for this fine, Made-Up-In-America product just keeps growing!