Richard Cohen, a columnist for the Washington Post, was dragged hard recently (and rightfully so), for writing an op-ed titled “Privilege is real. But being a white man shouldn’t disqualify me.” In the piece, Cohen personifies the well-known quote, “when you’re accustomed to privilege, equality feels like oppression.”
The practical purpose of thong underwear, of course, is to avoid visible panty line or VPL that happens with fitted garments or shear fabrics. But once upon a time, in the not so distant past, the thong panty was celebrated and even flaunted. Let’s look back at the rise and fall of the thong.
When you think about the consequences of racism in America, the first image your brain conjures up probably isn’t a white person jumping off a bridge, or in front of a train, because they’re shook up from watching “12 Years a Slave.”
As the Weinstein sexual harassment saga reverberates through Hollywood like an earthquake, taking down a series of notorious predators in its wake, people are eager to know which actresses refused Harvey Weinstein’s advances, and suffered the consequences, and which actresses didn’t.
Last Wednesday at a press conference, Carolina Panthers quarterback Cam Newton said “it’s funny to hear a female talk about routes” after he was asked by Jourdan Rodrigue, a female reporter for the Charlotte Observer, about routes run by wide receiver Devin Funchess.
Needless to say, woke Twitter responded.