This past week has been loud. Our entrance into the Gilded Phage erupted in protests, violence, and hate speech, while Twitter fights, Facebook rants, and, most vital, thoughtful blog posts remain at pre-Election levels. Voices are still reaching the cheap seats as dire warnings of an encroaching wave of racism and bigotry are met with caustic dismissals … Continue reading What can a white, heterosexual, cisgender male do? Listen.
I want to say something. I want to say something, but I’m not really sure what. I’m not sure I have the words for what needs to be said.
Welcome to the great new game to play with all your white friends: "Which Region of the U.S. is More Racist?"
For all our diversity, people aren’t really all that different. We share a lot of traits and characteristics. The wide range of people I’ve met over the years has made this crystal clear. We all want to be unique snowflakes, but patterns of personality and motivations are reliable present everywhere you look.
It finally happened. An active professional athlete has 'come out of the closet.'
Southern cities and Northern cities represent two very distinct flavors of culture in the United States. They share a nation, but they aren't interchangeable. So far, I have lived in 3 cities below the Mason-Dixon line: Charlotte, Nashville and now New Orleans. (Costa Mesa, California, while technically a southern US city, is not a Southern … Continue reading “I’m Sorry, We’re White”
I've been a bit busy this past week and haven't posted anything in a little while. Let's ease back into this blogging thing with a nice, simple topic. Race in America. Particularly, I'm interested in what I've witnessed throughout my travels through Un-Real America. That's right, I'm talking about cities, those places where only liberal, … Continue reading I’m Not Racist: I Have White Friends