Powerful talk on race and privilege from Tim Wise. Thought this video would add to the discussion nicely. Freestyle with me, what ya think?
Race seems to always be a touchy subject on my blog. This is due partly because there is a wide variety of perspectives, ideologies, and theologies coming together to dialogue, which I think is a good thing. Rather than avoiding it, I think continual dialogue is needed. So I thought this video of Tim wiseContinue reading “Is race a factor in Health Care reform?”
Just wanted to share this article I read about Obama’s failure to follow through on his original promises for Health Care that he got elected for. And it leaves me thinking, when it comes to Health Care, are we our brothers keeper? I have health care coverage, but should I fight to make sure thatContinue reading “Another perspective on Obama’s reforming of Health Care”
The debate is on, I tend to see Pat as being racist and bigoted in this speech, but I am sure there are plenty of other perspectives. Freestyle with me, why is Judge Sotomayor such a controversial figure for the RNC?
I wasn’t going to write about the racist pool incident that I heard about recently, but then I ran into this article and it was right on point, so I wanted to pass it on. Click here to read it… let me know what you think! Here is a video as well… talking about whatContinue reading “Racism at the Pool…”
WASHINGTON (AP) — The U.S. Senate urged President Barack Obama to pardon the late black heavyweight champion Jack Johnson, who was sent to prison nearly a century ago because of his romantic ties with a white woman. Johnson became the first black heavyweight champion in 1908 — 100 years before Obama was elected America’s firstContinue reading “Senate asks Obama to pardon late boxing legend Jack Johnson”
Watch this edgy and controversial video of Michael Eric Dyson commenting on the first 100 days of the President! What do you think about Dyson’s thoughts on President Obama? Is he right? Freestyle with me, has the black community given President Obama a free pass without any critique or accountability?
Many times people talk as though being color blind is the goal that we should all be attaining. I guess the first question is whether or not being color blind is even actually possible. Secondly, is being color blind really the goal that we should be pursuing? Tim Wise in the video talks about anotherContinue reading “Color Blind or Color Conscious?”
LOUISVILLE, Ky. – A Kentucky pastor is inviting his flock to bring guns to church to celebrate the Fourth of July and the Second Amendment. New Bethel Church is welcoming “responsible handgun owners” to wear their firearms inside the church June 27, a Saturday. An ad says there will be a handgun raffle, patriotic musicContinue reading “Pastor Encourages Members to Bring Guns to Church…”
It’s the same old story, nothing new. White woman (Bonnie Sweeten) and her daughter (Julia) head south from Bucks County PA to Florida. Of course not before Bonnie claims that two black men abducted her and her daughter throwing her in the back of the trunk. Aside the fact that we already know that sheContinue reading “Why 2 black men?”