July 3, 2009 · 3 Comments
Here is a hilarious edition of This Week in Blackness by Elon James White. This week’s BET awards were … […]
June 18, 2009 · 3 Comments
We remain in a moment where people are beginning to realize that the election of Barack Obama does not mean a Black political agenda, one in which race is central, will continue to be pushed into the public sphere. So the question becomes, who advances the concerns of the faces at the bottom of the well?
May 30, 2009 · 0 Comments
This is sssssssooooooo ignant and ssssssoooooo wrong, but I really did laugh out loud!
May 11, 2009 · 7 Comments
I spend most days in the classroom teaching on issues of race, social class, mobility and opportunity. The discussions I have always intrigue me, particularly because most of my students are people of color from working class backgrounds. After listening and reading, I’m beginning to think the belief that anything is possible, clouds us from seeing what is probable. I say this not to be a pessimist, rather because I wonder what the line between naivete and willful denial of reality is. And if there are or what are the consequences for this thinning line for our people.
April 24, 2009 · 7 Comments
Okay, so I managed to not succumb to the foolishness known as Popeye’s Pay Day (yeah, you know the special they were advertising) but leave it up to Fox in Minnesota and my people to make it into a news story. Okay, I guess this is funny, but I think I really want to cry! It’s stuff like this that makes me wonder if we gonna make it!?!