Archive for the ‘Sociology’ Category



I am linking to a post by Jafari Sinclaire Allen about Morehouse, sexuality, and community. Jafari was before my time […]

At about 1 in the morning I strolled along the main artery of Harlem, 125th street. As I walked from […]

My job as a professor really gives me a great opportunity to talk to folks about the sociology that we […]

Nas’ song has been burning through my head as of late. Could be the late nights, early morning, the travelling, […]

The Welfare Queen Redux

February 6, 2007 · 15 Comments

As I returned to my state of Michigan a few weeks ago, I was greeted with the image of a […]

Reclaiming Racist!!!

December 6, 2006 · 33 Comments

“I’m not a racist.” Another variation on it is often, “I’m not a racist but…” or better yet, “Are you […]

I spent the day in suburban Detroit trying to convince White men to sit down and share their views and […]

The video below is done by Kiri Davis and its entitled “A girl like me.” It’s a short film from […]

Montreal 101(Update)

August 16, 2006 · 14 Comments

So I was in Montreal this past week for the Association of Black Sociologists and the American Sociological Association meetings. […]

Whenever I lecture of race and ethnicity envitably I get questions about racism around the world. I always hesitate to […]