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Once again, I am coming down on the opposite side of the misguided youth and their stance on Harriet Tubman being the first woman on the $20 bill. The momentum has grown to the point of a viral epidemic in the last two days to not have Harriet Tubman as the first woman on US currency, furthering the evidence that the masses form their opinions based on the popularity of posts on social media, not logic, not reason, not information.
Their arguments, all…Continue
More than thirty years ago, as a young 15 year old girl, I had the unique opportunity to work at a Black college radio station. My mother, who was a graduate of Morgan State University, insisted that I had to get a job for the summer, that I couldn’t just sit at home and get into trouble or do…Continue
If you have an outfit made from 180 count percale white cotton sheets . . . you might be a racist. If you’ve ever attended an event where a cross was burned and people chanted, “Death to all niggers,” . . . you might be a racist. Right. Everyone gets that; that’s the ugly face of racism everyone loves to hate. In reality, racism is far more subtle and FAR more pervasive than that. Racism is a sickness so deep, so omnipresent, and so completely enmeshed in the very fabric of…Continue
If a Black person looks to better themselves with an education, he or she is accused of acting white. The Black community loves to throw that saying around like it’s an insult. What exactly does that mean? If you speak well, if you embrace education, if you don’t identify yourself as ghetto, that means you are acting white. It is our way of embracing ignorance, claiming that we have some inherent birthright, based on our color, to poverty and stupidity. Moreover, white people LOVE to…Continue