“Long Dirty Toenails” Wasn’t Just Rude; It Was An Overtly Racist Trope. Here’s Why.

Thomas Rice playing “Jim Crow” in blackface, Bowery Theatre, New York City, 1833. Image: public domain

“Turning Ahmaud Arbery into a victim after the choices that he made does…

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Martie Sirois

Martie Sirois

Covering the intersection of culture, politics & equality. Featured in Marker, HuffPost, PopSugar, Scary Mommy; heard on NPR, SiriusXM, LTYM, TIFO podcast, etc.