Category Archives: Class

Post-Election Thoughts: The hate that hate produced

We are a country that shames other countries for cutting off hands if you steal; but we give a 3-month jail sentence to a rapist. We are a country that considers religious headwraps as suppression of women, yet we praised a man’s behavior toward his gestures toward woman as “locker room talk”. Continue reading

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Analyzing Becky With the Good Hair

“Oh, my, God. Becky, look at her butt. It is so big. She looks like one of those rap guys’ girlfriends. But, you know, who understands those rap guys? They only talk to her, because, she looks like a total … Continue reading

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Upon Giving Zero Fucks About Puerto Rico

All of this has me wondering if Cuba’s distance from the US saved it from such horrific events that happened with Puerto Rico. Continue reading

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Living in Fear: What will change America’s view on law enforcement’s treatment of Blacks

America is also intimidated by Black males. Unless we are smiling, tapdancing around, and constantly making jokes. We are deemed an angry defensive threat. Continue reading

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The Park of Dogs

In the park of dogs, I was told that I should be thankful that I didn’t have to work with them (the Puerto Ricans) and supported their beliefs by saying that “those people” were lazy, take too many vacation days, come into work late (or leave too early), and how the system here is so broken and dates back so many generations that no one sees it as wrong. Continue reading

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The Sargasso Sea: On Being an Outsider

Friends know which buttons to press but they don’t press them. Importantly, genuine friends and loved ones don’t make others feel like an outsider simply because of their race, class, or gender. Continue reading

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A Complacent State

The recent chemical spill in West Virginia is the least of their problems. Here, we have a State of Complacency. Continue reading

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