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Defending Malky: Can racism, sexism and homophobia ever be banter?

A few months ago, I wrote a piece focusing on comments made in private space by a number of high-profile white men, from the worlds of sport and entertainment.   902 more words

The Equity of Equality and Why Blacks Can't be Racist

In his work The Souls of Black Folk, Web Dubois asserts the color line as the problem of the 19th century. Two centuries later, this issue persists as abrasively as before. 1,147 more words

Social Commentary

Mike Brown Abroad

Tensions are soaring at extreme levels in the wake of protests and peaceful demonstrations in major cities across the United States. The tragic and unjust murder of Michael Brown in Ferguson, Missouri ignited a flame that America seems to enjoy retarding. 562 more words

Travel

What If We Didn't Judge?

         Sometimes our minds conjure up some nasty thoughts. I know. I fall victim to judgmental thinking all the time. It’s in my blood. It’s my nature. 326 more words

What If?

KKK raising money for Ferguson cop Darren Wilson | Detroit Free Press | freep.com

A Missouri chapter of the Ku Klux Klan is planning a fundraiser this weekend for the Ferguson police officer who shot and killed Michael Brown, an unarmed black teen.“All money will go to the cop who did his job against the Negro criminal,” according to New Empire Knights of the KKK.Darren Wilson, the officer involved in the Aug. 108 more words

Socio-Politics

“My Heinous Insensitivity”

In light of the recent events in Ferguson, MO I am compelled to share what I consider to be arguably the most shameful act that I ever committed.   454 more words

Culture

Lesson From A Misshapen Tomato

The tomato was misshapen so I passed it by. It was fat and red, but had a wart-like protrusion from one side. But later, when I picked it, carved off the protrusion, and cut two slices for a sandwich I wasn’t prepared for the taste. 480 more words

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