Seven Against One (Update)

I just found about this video, but I’m nonetheless disturbed by it. Seven teens in a South Side alley ganged up, assaulted, and robbed a helpless Asian student. From what was reported, this is a retaliation from another incident. The young Asian teen managed to get away and was treated for a few cuts, bruises […]

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The Fear

I’m not sure how many others feel the same way. I can only imagine that there are some people of color (POC) marginalized within a white racist society who experience a certain kind of fear. I’m referring to the fear of members of your own race, ethnicity, sexual orientation, or even religion will prove white, […]

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Notable Links: 1-27/12

From now on, every Friday, I will post links to other blog posts that I feel are beneficial and worth reading. I urge you all to check them out and join in on the discussions. “Well Meaning Whites” by Abagond Well-meaning whites (c. 1787- ) are those who mean well when it comes to people of […]

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Response To Queens

Let me just state for the record that I do not have a beef with blogger Mr. Laurelton Queens. I just disagree with his view regarding black women empowerment (BWE) and how it’s detrimental to the black community. I also disagree with Mr. Queens accentuating singular incidents involving black women behaving badly or the notion […]

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R.I.P. Etta James

The following is a combined piece from the Huffington Post’s article and a CNN report on the death of legendary singer Etta James.  Etta James, whose assertive, earthy voice lit up such hits as “The Wallflower,” “Something’s Got a Hold on Me” and the wedding favorite “At Last,” has died, according to her longtime friend and […]

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Pathologizing Blackness

Thanks Ankhesen Mié and Wise Intelligent. Black is bad. This is the basic message white dominated societies like America, England, Australia, and South Africa have lived with and proudly advocated for many decades. Dark skin has been synonymous with any and all negative aspects of society particularly when it comes to crime and poverty. However, white […]

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  By now you’ve been informed about the latest government attempt on behalf of the big media companies to censor media companies presumably to protect copyrighted content. However, what is not so known is that not only will a lot of popular sites to shut down be on the verge of being plunged into a […]