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How To Be Black : Book Review

Baratunde Thurston is a Harvard graduate, comedian, writer and wickedly smart. He’s even a good looking guy so naturally we are mortal enemies. Not really, though he has certain amazing qualities that make you hate him just a little bit – or is that jealousy? 722 more words


Baratunde seeking evidence of death threats against cops; First-hand reports only, please

Remember that sickening video of demonstrators at the #MillionsMarchNYC protest chanting, “What do we want? Dead cops! When do we want it? Now!” The video that’s been seen by everyone with a TV or an Internet connection combined with even a minor interest in the #BlackLivesMatter protests?  801 more words



Welcome to this week’s “WHAT I’M DIGGING VOL 4  (THE VALAL ESSENTIALS). I have received great feedback so I thought I’d kick off this week with what I’ve dug up from the blogosphere. 247 more words


May God and Readers Forgive Me, I AM A LIAR

I have changed the name of this blog from Juno Ross Books to Juno Ross.  This is because I am finding I’m not that inspired to blog about topics related to my books, or not always.  125 more words

The Ongoing Quest for Quiet

Like so many out there in the great wide world of higher education, the fever pitch of new student orientation has arrived. I’m rarely in my office, I’m speaking in front of crowds more than even I would like, and I’ve resigned myself to a kind of organized chaos for the next two weeks as new students weave in and out of campus. 1,301 more words

Vermillion’s #CBR5 Review #02: How To Be Black by Baratunde Thurston

Okay. My last review was…disappointing. I really liked that book, but in my efforts to not drown you in fanboy zeal, I instead gave a stilted, disjointed list of pros and cons with little to no real context. 106 more words

4 Stars – A Great Book

Baratunde Thurston explains net neutrality


Such a wonderful speaker and one of the greatest and most inspirational minds today…