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I Will Not Mourn for Ayo Odebisi (Paramole)

Ayo Odebisi a.k.a. Paramole was one of the three persons who never ever stopped loving me as the human being I am, despite my apparent unusual and often disconcerting approach to life, perhaps because he was a far more unusual fellow with an even more disconcerting approach to life. 781 more words

Social Relations

Anthropometamorphosis Appendix 1

Exhibiting the Pedigree of the English Gallant.

Continuing my discussion of John Bulwer’s book from 1653, I’ve skipped to the back and the appendix where as he says in the text: 422 more words

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Minimum Wage: Who Exactly "Deserves" To Live In Poverty? Just Curious.

Minimum wage is a hot topic up for debate. The majority of Americans already support an increase—a whopping 66% support a $10 minimum wage, 59% support $12, and 48% support $15. 2,363 more words

How To Recognise Class Difference 

The working classes, also known as the lower classes or the unemployed or working poor are statistically in decline according to the UK government. Wether you believe that claim is likely dependent on what statistics you believe and how you define class itself. 939 more words

Opinion

Anthropometamorphosis

=man transform’d: or, the artificiall changling historically presented, in the mad and cruell gallantry, foolish bravery, ridiculous beauty, filthy finenesse, and loathsome loveliness of most nations, fashioning and altering their bodies from the mould intended by nature; with figures of those transfigurations. 484 more words

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Negroland

Author: Margo Jefferson

My Take:

“…Negro privilege had to be circumspect: impeccable but not arrogant; confident yet obliging; dignified not intrusive.”

I personally find vintage lives of the Black bourgeoisie – inside “the bubble” fascinating. 282 more words

African American

Sir Edward Dering

Sir Edward’s portrait was painted by Dobson, probably in 1642. He had raised a royalist cavalry regiment at the start of the war but by all accounts, soldiering wasn’t really his thing. 252 more words

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