A classic example of dodging the question resorting to ad hominem in which my thoughts on the matter can be succinctly summed up in one word, dégoûtant. 159 more words
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Trynna contrive the magic of artistic power through Othello: My presentation on Shakespeare's classic (including occasional commentary and reactions from my class)
This is a follow up to my recent post about playing the race card in my Shakespeare class. I played that race card to secure a slot presenting Othello against a mediocre white boy and my post sparked some interest in reading and hearing about my presentation. 4,960 more words
By Tim Graham ~
Kelly Lawler at USA Today previewed a new Netflix standup comedy special by Chris Rock called Tamborine, in which he openly discusses his “very public 2014 divorce from his wife of 18 years.” But first, the special offered a “joke” about how the police need to “occasionally shoot a white kid” after they looked at their “dead calendar.” As if the police have a… 526 more words
After a lifetime of being accused of playing the race card, a black student at a PWI decidedly plays it. For real.
I’m a black, non traditional college aged student at a PWI (Predominantly white institution). I have one more semester after this, then I will work on my thesis, then I will graduate. 1,839 more words