Tag Archives: Racism

As Though ‘Merica Wasn’t Misogynoir Before…

In the middle of having my ass handed to me in school, but I STILL needed to make time to share this. For those of us who do not have cable/satellite, but wanted to see the train-wreck that was the … Continue reading

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A Little Reflection Will Do Us All Some Good.

Good morning. In light of the nation’s theme today, I would like to remind you to keep in mind that it was not independence day for all. Also, there are SO MANY of us still fighting the daily struggle for … Continue reading

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My Weekly Frustration: Week 7, The Last Week of Discussion on Neoliberalism

I will begin by saying wow, what a powerful ending to our exploration of neoliberalism! We were assigned the introduction and chapters 4-5 of Jared Sexton’s, Amalgamation Schemes: Antiblackness and the Critique of Multiracialism. Sexton is a pretty awesome speaker, check out … Continue reading

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Rage is a State of Being.

  Inconsequential Determinants “What happens when you’re confronted by a man, In the quiet moments  where no one can see? What happens when you CANNOT flee? What happens when you have to fight, when you’ve reached a dead end and … Continue reading

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SCOTUS Decided for us, we are Post-Racial. Oh, and Also, Unicorns are Real.

This is a rant. Apparently now we are ‘officially’ post-racial, at least in regard to protecting disenfranchised populations in the voting process. I know a lot of you have read about the super shady SCOTUS “editing” of Section 4 of … Continue reading

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Brad Paisley, Your Song is Racist. There’s Nothing Accidental About That.

Power Privilege Identity These things carry HUGE sway in the function and structure of our society. Yes, I realize that was painfully obvious, but I HAD to note this in preface to my response to the Brad Paisley song entitled, … Continue reading

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Self-Loathing and Other Complications of Intersectional Identity Politics: How June Jordan Saves the Day

  This is the part of the year where time begins to get away from me, so I thought I would explore this phenomenon here. I just sat up a few moments ago (so approximately 4:20A.M.) and asked myself when … Continue reading

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