Posts Tagged ‘Black History Month’
Angela Merkel is now the leader of the free world – the US President’s sole ideology is corporate autocracy with a populist facade
More than half of his voters say the nonexistent Bowling Green Massacre is proof his immigration ban is necessary. BTW, it never happened, and Kellyanne Conway’s remark wasn’t a slip of the tongue, as she has said it before
Last year, in the summer of all that is orange, a friend who is a minority woman, but not black, wrote, “I actually don’t enjoy talking about being a racial minority…” for all sorts of good and understandable reasons.”
I related. I wrote, “I LOATHE talking about being a minority. And do so at least once a year – you know the venue – because I think it’s important.”
“And I rail at not being considered ‘black’ by white people or ‘black enough’ by black people Read the rest of this entry »
This is that thing that Jaquandor does on December 31, but I do on January 1.
Did you keep your New Years’ resolutions, and will you make more for next year?
If I made one, it was to do less. I failed miserably, except when I had to because of the hernia operation, which felt really good, actually.
Did anyone close to you give birth?
Not that I recall.
Did you attend any wddings?
Affirmative: Ron and David, just a couple weeks ago.
Did anyone close to you die?
Well, yes, three people in the first six weeks of the year. Read the rest of this entry »
90th anniversary of what what was Negro History Week, designed by Carter G. Woodson in 1926. “Besides building self-esteem among blacks, [it] would help eliminate prejudice among whites.”At my relatively diverse, but still primarily white, church, I am the de facto organizer for Black History Month each February. I’ve noticed that 2016 will mark the
I think the argument that the United States is “post-racial”, now that Barack Obama has been elected President twice, has been pretty well negated by the events of the past six years. There are those who will seriously argue that because Obama, and for that matter, actress Halle Berry, had white mothers, they shouldn’t be considered black. Anyone passingly aware of the historic obsessive nature of the US government to define race Read the rest of this entry »
When I was vamping while waiting for the speaker for an Adult Education class during Black History Month at my church, I preemptively pointed out that the reason we STILL talk about these issues is that they are not always that well known.
Article 1, Section 2: Read the rest of this entry »