Posts by The Daily Show
Talking Back: Street Harassment Is Not A Compliment!
After a montage of male and female public figures arguing that sexism is obsolete, that catcalling is essentially compliments, and that sexual harassment is just “boys being boys,” Jessica Williams, from the Daily Show with Jon Stewart, uses humor and sarcasm to illustrate the pervasive, invasive, and terrifying nature of street harassment and sexism in society.Read More
The Difference Between When a White Man Versus a Black Man Carries a Gun
Our society wants to desperately say that we’re a colorblind nation and racism has ended – despite overwhelming evidence to the contrary. To help you grapple with how different the experiences of white people and Black people can be in the US, check out this video by The Daily Show on what happens when a white man and a Black man assert their right to bear arms.Read More
Jessica Williams Explains Why Catcalling Isn’t a Compliment — It’s Creepy
We all know that street harassment is at best obnoxious and at worst terrifying and dangerous. But for some reason, certain men still seem to think it’s a compliment. One FOX News commentator even said that his response to seeing an attractive woman on the street was to stand up and applaud. Watch Jessica Williams take explain why no, that’s not a compliment.Read More