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.
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.
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
I received my anti-Arizona Immigration Law sticker today (from Presente.org who are sadly out of stickers now). Now, I don't own a car, and even if I did, I would never put a bumpersticker on it (though, if you are so inclined, may I suggest one of these). Maybe I'll find someone with a McCain/Palin … Continue reading The Adventures of a White Mexican (in 3D)