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Conversation No. 5 - Talking with Malika

In our fifth conversation, we’re speaking with Malika. She is from Brooklyn, NY and is a college student in upstate New York.  While she’s at school, she spends most of her days “running organizations, working as an R.A., participating in poetry communities and campus involvements like crazy.” When she’s back home in NYC, Malika spends most of her days “as a professional couch potato.” 538 more words

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This Light Girl's Take On Light Girls

I’ve suffered, oh how I have suffered this past year with writers block and a multitude of other excuses NOT to write until last night. After watching Light Girls on OWN I’m now bum-rushed with a multitude of self-centered attitudes and opinions that I think everyone ought to read about… 771 more words

Education

Bi-racial Hair x Zora Howard

Our first Poet’s Corner post comes from my favorite writer, Zora Howard. This piece was filmed when Miss ora was 13 years old and as revolutionary as ever. 31 more words

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Sadie Daily:: The Struggle With Being Bi-Racial

By my picture you can tell I am all mixed up. You would think that the life of a bi-racial person in America would be more common but it’s not. 392 more words

Sadie Daily

Birthday wish list

So at the dinner table this evening, grandma asked the Foreman what she’d like for her birthday. She said with great excitement “a kid sewing machine! 137 more words

Children

Yup... I'm a "BAD, MEAN MOM!"

I truly believe that some children have to learn by example. Learn by touch. Learn by feel. Princess P is one of them. As a result of this method of learning, I had to employ some “harsh” measures on Sunday. 414 more words

Children

Message to the adherents of the so-called “one drop rule”

Part 1

Consider the following:

“The principal policy spheres where we make recommendations are in refugee dispersal, housing immigrations and national identity.”

This is the opening statement to Chapter 7: Conclusions and Recommendations of the report entitled “Changing Places: ‘Mapping the white British response to ethnic change’” Keep that title in mind as you read this blog entry. 1,939 more words

Racism