Monthly Archives: July 2013

To My White Readers (And Lurkers)

Originally posted on diaryofanegress:
Perhaps it’s time that I write this short post, no? You’re not fooling anyone by sporting the names: Aisha Shabazz Jamaal Tyeisha Daewonna Tyquann And such. You’re not fooling anyone by using Ebonic phrases you think…

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Black Business Owners Beware

Originally posted on diaryofanegress:
Growing up in NYC, I saw hundreds, if not thousands, of black owned businesses in Manhattan, Brooklyn, Queens and the Bronx. We were doing so well with our little shops, we even managed to somehow own…

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Editorial: Juror B37, Holy Smokes

Originally posted on BROTHA WOLF:
by Michael Tomasky Did you see or hear that interview with her on CNN? Seems very clear that she makes no effort to be informed about the world at all, and that she carries around…

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ObamaCare

Originally posted on diaryofanegress:
I’ve been trying to come up with a post regarding ObamaCare and what it means for us. Without getting too deep into the jargon, here’s the gist: “Under Obamacare, businesses with over 50 workers that employ…

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Black Athletes: Idenitification with Power

Originally posted on Kushite Kingdom:
Last Saturday I heard the news that MMA fighter Anderson Silva lost his title. He lost to some guy named Chris Weidman. I’m not very familiar with him but I’m sure he will be marketed…

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Rachel Jeantel Speaks English Well to me…and she’s pretty too!

Originally posted on Black Girl Wondering and Praying…:
I’ve watched clips of Rachel Jeantel on the stand. If you’re unfamiliar with who Jeantel is, she is a key witness in the Trayvon Martin trial. She was the last one to…

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Now What? The Aftermath of the Zimmerman Trial

Originally posted on diaryofanegress:
Last night, my friend called me. Between sniffing back tears and a mouthful of profanity, she ask me, “What do we do now?” Isn’t that the age-old question in the fight against white supremacy? “Now what?”…

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