Tagged: race

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news: he said what?

The tongue of the wise useth knowledge aright: but the mouth of fools poureth out foolishness. — Proverbs 15:2 Likely the only scripture this blog will see this year, but it’s the only thing that came to mind after reading...

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apartment hunt: No, really… I’m black.

I’m going to keep a bunch of these entries in draft mode until this is all done with, because I respond to the craigslist apartment postings with my usual e-mail address and signature which includes the address of my blog....

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Oh that Lohan!

When I read about this in this morning’s Express, it wasn’t the most shocking story. That award was tied by Foley insisting he did nothing wrong, though at least he’s officially out now (with a high-class boyfriend at that!) and...

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comics: Who are we voting for…?

A new month, a new Bash Magazine. Keith Knight’s submitted strip of The K Chronicles gave me a wonderful chuckle on the ride home. At first I thought it would be so easy to be offended by the strip and...

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Just to put things into perspective…

Thinking about the electoral shenanigans, those appearing in campaign ads and those unattributed efforts from people trying to trick or scare voters, it reminds me of a story: In the old days the South came up with literacy tests to...

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race: White Privilege for Dummies

Tim Wise, called one of the most respected antiracist writers and educators in the U.S., wrote an essay for Red Room titled, This is Your Nation on White Privilege*: For those who still can’t grasp the concept of white privilege,...

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a little geek emo moment

Any geek worth their salt should know why getting this catalog/junk mail today made me laugh at first, and then feel a bit sad. It also made me wonder what the hell mailing list my address got stuck on. Also...

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on metro: Knock it off, I dare you

Interesting ride in this morning. I was a little later than usual, so the train was more crowded than I’m used to. A few stops in, a trio got on, two men, one woman and they were kinda cuttin’ up...

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“Awesome”

Over the weekend I subjected myself to a lot of television. My brother called me up on Sunday and said that I had to watch NASCAR of all things. His reason was that I should watch it in HD because...

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Ladies and Gentlemen, my brother’s alma mater…

For many students college life may be a safe haven to experience homosexual desires. Within the confines of Howard University, students are concerned with the high number of bisexual and/or gay men and women. Due to mixed feelings and fast...

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I’ll take a stand, but I won’t take off from work

This NPR Story has the most information I’ve seen online from a news source, when reading CNN, I was confused because their stories seem to downplay that the final incident was sparked not only by the nooses, but a previous...

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Talk about a bad break-up!

Oh Terry McMillan, you poor poor sista girl! You got your groove back only to find out that your man liked other men and instead of keeping it all civil considering the way you’ve written one woman handling things you...

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Whoa… what?!

I realize everyone has a choice in their morning paper and their free daily, I generally read Express, a child of the Washington Post because it seemed a less offensive choice than the Examiner which is kinda tabloid’y, or the...