Tag: Race

Black folks can’t live in peace, and we certainly can’t die in peace

Black people can’t escape indignity, even in death. It is a privilege for one’s memory to Rest In Peace.

Eight tips for surviving the Holidays with your racially insensitive family

Before I begin, I have to say a couple of things by way of disclaimer/explanation:  First of all, as many […]

Why we can’t normalize Trump’s campaign rhetoric

Why we can’t normalize Trump’s campaign rhetoric This post started as a comment in a thread about marginalized groups’ fears […]

What I want my white friends and family to understand this Black History Month

What I want my white friends and family to understand this Black History Month Every year, I’ve tried to do […]

Dear Dr. Carson: I can’t “move beyond” my skin and hair

Dear Dr. Ben Carson, I was rooting for you in the GOP debate. I was annoyed with the first question […]

Why black people teach their kids about racism

Why black people teach their kids about racism I’ve seen/heard/read much outrage at the notion that black parents would teach […]

A few thoughts about “The Flag”

Due to our cultural and spiritual DNA, black people and white people tend to process things, especially these large national […]

Why we need to discuss race

This started out as a post on Facebook, but I decided to blog it instead. This is a list/stream of […]