On November 18th, 2015, I was invited to FIU North to give a talk on #BlackWomenMatter. I was encouraged to make the speech available and here it is. Happy Reading it is a #longread.
Happy Black History Month.
In the words of my favorite rapper Jay-Z, “First … read more →
I think about writing every single day. I start writing in my head, I go to my computer or cellphone to try and write,- and the bravery leaves. The words leave. The necessity to write leaves. This is my new normal, and it terrifies me.
These … read more →
Back in August The Public Religion Research Institute published a study that really painted a grim picture of Americans social networks. That study showed that 91% of white Americans have an all white friend circle and only 5% of that circle consists of people of … read more →
Jennifer Cramblett and Amanda Zinkon the white lesbian Midwest couple have made major news because they are suing a sperm bank for giving them the sperm of an African-American male, instead of that of a blue-eyed blonde-haired white man that they requested. This story has garnered … read more →
It is the day after Thanksgiving or Genocidal Day . If you are fortunate enough, you may have some scrumptious leftovers that you will be feasting on for the next couple of days. On a major holiday like Thanksgiving FB, Twitter, & Instagram is swarming … read more →
Yesterday I was called “whorephobic” anti-sex workers and accused of asserting a privileged view point becase I tweeted the following, “Sinead gave Miley some sound advice.” Not sure which or what privileged stand point I was espousing, but that is Twitter for you, people hurl … read more →
Mind Over Chatter
Tags: ableism, classism, feminism, feminization of poverty, intersectionality, mainstream feminism, Miley Cyrus, race, racism, sex-work, sex-workers, Sinead O' Conner, whorephobia
I just became the happiest man alive!! My beautiful Queen and I are having a baby!!
— Kevin Antoine Dodson (@antoinedodson24) September 18, 2013
One of our favorite internet sensations Antoine Dodson who became famous for protecting his sister from a near sexual assault, has announced that … read more →
“what i learned from the internet today is that if you’re a Black person who is on the phone, while walking home, minding your own DAMN business & you’re about to be gunned down by a racist, please make sure you’re on the phone with … read more →
“My feminism will be intersectional or it will be bullshit!”-Flavia Dzodan
There has been lots of murmuring among some feminists and those outside of feminism trying to redefine and reconfigure feminism. I and many other feminists felt no need to engage in … read more →
America has a new Mayor. This title was once held by Rudy Guiliani, but he has been eclipsed by Newark’s Mayor Cory Booker. Booker is by far everyone’s favorite do-gooder, statesman, and superhero. He has been called Superman, and quite frankly that title isn’t the … read more →