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White supremacy reigned and the other side of white supremacy is black inferiority. We were taught, as reasonably well bred white Southerners, to behave decently, but the whole racial etiquette that governed the way black and white interacted with each other, all of those customs and folk ways that were part of the Jim Crow South I absorbed.
It has been a month or so since I penned my XOJane article, “Street Harassment Forced Me to Stop Playing Pokémon Go.” I consider it to be a successful article- not because everyone agreed with it (they didn’t), but because it spurred a conversation that I had dabbled with in the past but never really addressed. 508 more words
The feminist movement strikes again with an advertisement meant to startle the world into gender consciousness. After pimp slapping everyone with potty-mouthed princesses, the latest injustice pulled from social obscurity is a YouTube video from… 489 more words