Ouch. There have been many days when I’ve wished I could get back all the time I’ve spent putting people at ease…time ill spent since it never works. You may have to prove yourself again, and again, and again…sigh. *wink* Luckily, fat kid is more than up for the challenge. Bring it!
This series is fabulous. It’s eye opening in a way that is soooo necessary today. The games people play, the way people behave, and the behavior modifications they should but often do not take place … It’s enough to bring on a stress attack, if you let it. 🙂
My sister sent me this picture in an email with the subject line: A little afternoon pick me up. I like how the bird is hitching a ride on the elephant’s bum, and the elephant dressed up in a hat for the journey. Continue reading A Little Afternoon Pick Me Up
OMG, I almost didn’t see this one. Hilarious. Can you say delusional, boys and girls?
This show kills me. Racey says: I realized I was the headline act, and I could hear my momma say, ‘Don’t be givin’ those people no free show!’ I love the soul train line. LOL
I’ve often said, “Don’t talk to me about race – unless you plan to speak the truth,” and Ta-Nehisi Coates’ Fear of a Black President does exactly that. Coates illustrates vividly what I and so many others have said about President Obama: His color is holding him back. It is literally creating problems – and illustrating others … Continue reading Fear of a Black President
I much prefer editing others. Of course, as a writer, this is a poor attitude to take, but this morning I was suddenly oppressed by this inevitable truth – so I figured, f*$! it, deal. Now that’s off my chest, I feel it imperative to inflict, er, establish a few rules to ensure that my … Continue reading I Don’t Like Being Edited
This was the topic of conversation in a live debate I watched on Huffington Post, and the short answer is yes. But the bigger responsibility must come from the everyday man and woman. Charity begins at home. Until our communities collectively and consistently promote education, exposure, freedom of thought, self-esteem, and all of the other foundational tools … Continue reading Do Powerful Minorities Have a Duty to Give Back?