But of course you already know… the real gag is the silent majority of white women who voted their race over gender.
“HELLO NICOLE, I ENDORSE YOU!!!” Greeted my neighbor from her porch across the street. I smiled and thanked her while laughing to myself. I waved back with equal enthusiasm and finished sweeping my front steps.… Read more Rhetorics of Neighboring →
Though to learn the history of civil rights as told through the lens of our failed education system, you would think all of White America suddenly realized, “Here ya go black, brown, yellow, and red folk… Why don’t you take a little of this extra freedom. We ain’t using it right now and thought you might like to have some…”
For most African Americans – whether child or adult – not even the cuteness of a cherubic face and genuine innocence could provide refuge from the legal persecution or casual… Read more Legacy: Alligator Bait, Civil Rights, and Art →
GOOD GRIEF! I will NEVER stop being absolutely flabbergasted by the power of EYE SHADOW in the New South. In case you haven’t noticed (in SC), a woman who goes… Read more South Carolina Politics and Racial Decorum by Anastasia of Beverly Hills →
There are loads of empirical studies on how quickly and inequitably many public school districts are willing to label black children as delinquent or pathologize them as sexually deviant. This… Read more The Cute Accused →
This Stanley Crouch op-ed on Herman Cain deserves to be widely circulated. And I hope it gives us all something to ponder. Here are some key excerpts: Though everyone talks about money, few know how powerful it can be. One of the largest private corporations in the nation, Koch Industries, is run by Charles and David Koch, who inherited a small company from their father, Fred, when he died in 1967. Fred Koch was a founder of the John Birch Society, a coven of anti-Communists and intellectual louts. The Koch… Read more The Political Camp/Pain of Herman Cain →
Mike Huckabee says Republican presidential candidate, Herman Cain, is “winsome” and George Will considers Cain’s run for office “cute and fun” but nothing to be taken at all seriously. Maybe so… Read more Herman Cain is “Winsome” and “Cute” →