February and Black History Month are over! My limited exposure to the media meant I didn’t have to deal with too much stupid BHM crap this year. Must remember this strategy next time around. First thing, I want to thank all of the guest bloggers
Though I’m not leaving the house today, I’m wearing black in support of the marches on Jena, LA. I waited to write this post so that I could point to news coverage of the protest. I’m happy to say that it’s been mentioned on All
Guest blogger Nora, with a heads-up: Not getting enough hot and smexxy race-related discussion here on ABW? Well, you’re in luck, because it’s International Blog Against Racism Week again! Last year’s IBARW was an impromptu event that pretty much boiled out of the confluence of
Welcome to the 12th Erase Racism Carnival! Sorry this edition is a little late. We had a few issues to deal with at ABW Central this weekend. This is a very media-heavy edition, mainly because media issues are very interesting to me. The summer movie
A couple of weeks ago author Steven Barnes posted this on his blog: I had a conversation with a friend on racial and gender issues. The question came up of whether Hillary or Barack had the best electability. It was her contention that white men
Note: I’m off meditating in the woods until April 30th. This post was written beforehand and set to go live in my absence. Feel free to comment and discuss as you normally would. Just be aware that I can’t take part until I come home.
My folder of links to share with you all is getting rather full. I guess that means it’s time for a link roundup. It’s a little long, so I put it under a jump.
No new content this weekend, sorry. That’s because I want to draw some attention to stuff already posted on the blog that I think deserves some more attention and discussion. Comments, mostly, and some posts. Also, this is an Open Thread, say what you want
Alleged Former Abu Ghraib Guard Discussed Gang Rape in Video From the Transcript: (Bold type denotes off-camera voice of one of two other men present **** indicates an edit in the tape.) Get this on tape man. Say it again. Say again what happened. Say
It’s February. Black History Month is upon us again. *rolls eyes* Huey Freeman (of Boondocks fame) summed it up best when he said: Every Black History Month it’s the same thing – the Underground railroad and George Washington Carver. Like nothing else ever happened to