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New Poem: Speciation

Destroy the environment. Destroy society. Toe-may-toe, toe-mah-toe. 86 more words

Creative Writing

Upside Down, Inside Out: WSBK Australia Race 2

I may as well just about get used to it. You know, the frustration, while live tweeting a race, when one types out a tweet, hits send, looks up and realizes that the positions have changed… again. 1,022 more words

WSBK

Rachel Dolezal, white woman who identifies as black, now jobless, may soon be homeless

Girlfriend needs a dose of reality. Or is “reality” a “social construct” as well?

From Fox News: Rachel Dolezal, the infamous white woman who for years passed herself off as African American and rose to become head of an NAACP branch, is now jobless, on food stamps and expects to soon be homeless. 327 more words

Liberals/Democrats/Left

Could You Be Any Blacker?

So before you ask, no this is not a sequel to You’re Already Black Enough. Thank Goodness!

This is about being comfortable enough in my Blackness that I wear it, literally. 238 more words

Race

Announcing My Next Book Deal

Imagine two neighbors, one white and one black sitting down for a cup of coffee. The white neighbor has history in the small town—her family runs the local restaurant, her uncle is the community pastor, her mom is a career teacher at the only primary school, and her great uncle is the mayor. 669 more words

Leadership

Police stop 'High Five Fridays' at Massachusetts schools because it makes illegal aliens uncomfortable

From WILX: No more high-fives to police officers at schools in Northampton, Massachusetts on Friday mornings. The police department has stopped its ‘High Five Friday’ program after complaints. 178 more words

Liberals/Democrats/Left

The price of principles vs. rhetoric of empty platitudes

When white supremacist Dylann Roof murdered nine blacks inside Emanuel African Methodist Episcopalian Church in Charleston in 2015 there was a gnashing of teeth among some about how white society was complicit in Roof’s actions. 913 more words

History