Tagged: race

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games: catch my drift?

This one comes by way of Live It, LOVE It. She mentioned it to us at happy hour this past Friday and until she actually sent me the link to her blog entry, I wasn’t completely convinced it was true....

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ads: singing for your supper?

In the long-standing TV advertising tradition of white guy rappers* comes a new Taco Bell commercial that is a sequel, of sorts, to the 89¢ rap for Stephanie ad: Get the latest Flash Player to see this player. [Javascript required...

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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...