February 2019

meet virginia

By |2019-10-04T17:07:07-04:00February 9th, 2019|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

This is a tale of two Virginias. Over the past 10 days, the state of Virginia has fallen from its eventual grace of solidifying coveted blue state status for all [...]

December 2017

March 2017

the elusivity of whites and privilege

By |2019-10-04T17:07:07-04:00March 20th, 2017|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

A few weeks ago, a clueless white chick--sadly, a former middle and high school classmate of mine--felt the need to apologize to me for her being born white and my [...]

August 2016

ryan lochte is the poster child for white privilege and dudebro shenanigans

By |2019-10-04T17:07:07-04:00August 19th, 2016|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

Troglodytic mentality. Those are just about the only two words I can think of that appropriately describe the oft pernicious behavior of dudebros, Ryan Lochte being the most recent offender. [...]

black swim: what simone manuel’s gold medal means for america

By |2019-10-04T17:07:07-04:00August 12th, 2016|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

Today, I've come across commentary on the internet inquiring why the media has to bring race into Simone Manuel's momentous achievement. She is the first Black woman to win a [...]

November 2015

when pictures are all you need

By |2019-10-04T17:07:08-04:00November 10th, 2015|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

A mere observation, if you will. . .   Some Caucasian "Christians" are upset about      these but those same folks weren't at all enraged about                           this and then finagled the [...]