Thursday, July 4, 2013

THE POLITICAL MISTRESS: My Jigga, My Nigga --- WHAT DID YOU SAY? Examining...

THE POLITICAL MISTRESS: My Jigga, My Nigga --- WHAT DID YOU SAY? Examining...: Okay. So. I'm saying...I watched the special and I adore Don Lemon. I didn't think it was the most sophisticated conversation eve...

Thanks to Dr. Mark Naison and Facebook, I have become friends with this writer, and I will be adding her link to my list.

She is brilliant.

Friday, June 28, 2013

Dark-skinned and plus-sized: The real Rachel Jeantel story

Dark-skinned and plus-sized: The real Rachel Jeantel story

I don't know Ms. Cooper or Ms. Jeantel, but I like this article.

It is ironic that a wealthy older white woman can state, "I is what I is" and there be little concern about her lack of education, etc. and yet this young Black woman is being treated with such disrespect.

I respect and admire Rachel Jeantel.  My heart is with all friends and family of Trayvon Martin.

Thursday, May 2, 2013

David Arenberg Reflects on Being Jewish in State Prison | Southern Poverty Law Center

David Arenberg Reflects on Being Jewish in State Prison | Southern Poverty Law Center

How this essay speaks to Grace or Rhett or Marsha or Harold, I can't explain well.

It is one person's experience and compelling.

I want to learn more about the prisoners from Mexican backgrounds, from both sides of the border, and about people of other ethnicities....

And how do the people who work in that place define themselves....?

Wednesday, March 27, 2013

H A R L E M + B E S P O K E: ☞ REMEMBER: Jewish Harlem circa 1929

Wonderful photo.

Seems like only one person is smiling.

Happy Birthday, Sarah Vaughn !

Happy Birthday, Arthur Mitchell  !




H A R L E M + B E S P O K E: ☞ REMEMBER: Jewish Harlem circa 1929: A James Van Der Zee photo from 1929 show the diversity of the Jewish community established uptown. Before the roaring 20s, most of the sy...

Saturday, March 2, 2013

I want to read this book ~

Book a Poet: 100 Ways to Write Badly Well ...: Looking for a creative writing guide out there that will tell you how to write better? A book to tell you how to structure a perfect pl...