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New Poem: Behind the Wire

There are those who never learn, nor run out of excuses to victimize. The rest of us no better, and never forget. 129 more words

Creative Writing

James Baldwin speaks

I had to post this as soon as I finished listening to the great James Baldwin in his 1965 Cambridge Union debate with the irritable William F. 49 more words

Et Alia

For decades they hid Jefferson’s relationship with her. Now Monticello is making room for Sally Hemings. 

“If you are going to get people to come to historic sites, you should show them what it was really like,” said Rubenstein, who has also underwritten renovations to the slave quarters at Arlington House and James Madison’s Montpelier. 27 more words

Domestic Affairs,

Every Voice Is A Vote

Happy Tuesday! I hope you had a restful weekend.

I’m recovering from a minor bug, so no long essay today. (I’ll be back with something special tomorrow, I promise.) 55 more words


Is Being Typecast Just for Hollywood?

Every now and then, the Interweb provides a thought-provoking nugget of gold that challenges me to reflect on my real-life experiences. Earlier this week, I hit the proverbial jackpot by catching watching actor, Michael K. 985 more words


Looks like Gay Nazi Milo f*cked hisself!

Headline from the Guardian:

Milo Yiannopoulos book deal cancelled following outrage over child abuse comments

Poor Milo, free speech pedophile — looks like that bank account just took.

Fuck that white monkey Milo!

D. Politics