Category Archives: racism

Daddy and his dogs


Lordy, Lordy – my daddy loved his dogs. Daddy with his bird dog in his lap, his open Bible on the table,  and his hunting gun leaning in the background The first and last memories of my daddy always include … Continue reading

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Vive la France! D-Day, the donald, and the drop shot


The French have it all this week: 75th. Anniversary of the Allied invasion in WWII that began on the beaches in Normandy on June 06, 1944 (commonly referred to as D-Day); an American president on the continent who truly can’t … Continue reading

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Southern Perspectives on the Queer Movement: Committed to Home (Happy Pride!)


In June, 2017 I shared my excitement about the upcoming publication of Southern Perspectives – the cover was all I had back then – but I could see the finish line of a very long journey. Two years later I am … Continue reading

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who’s afraid of the Big Bad Wolf?


Apparently everyone. The Democrats allow the Big Bad Wolf to ignore congressional subpoenas under the guise of special privileges for Big Wolves. Not just for himself but for anyone who they demand appear before Congressional committees on the second Tuesday … Continue reading

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Nick Kyrios is to Tennis as Donald Trump is to the American people — bad to the bone


Nick Kyrios is  an Australian professional tennis player ranked #25 in the world in men’s singles. Daniil Medvedev is a Russian tennis player currently ranked #14 by the ATP in men’s singles. Today they met in the first round of … Continue reading

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another one bites the dust


Alas, yet another member of the president’s cabinet bids us all a fond farewell – maybe not fond, but definitely farewell. Kirstjen Nielsen, the US Secretary of Homeland Security, evidently felt it was the right time for her to step … Continue reading

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SISTERS ARE DOIN’ IT FOR THEMSELVES!


BREAKING NEWS – WOMEN’S HISTORY MONTH MOVES ON TO APRIL! If pictures are worth a thousand words, then you tube videos with the likes of Aretha Franklin and Eurythmics must be worth more than any amount of words available in … Continue reading

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I got the gavel, and I’m not afraid to use it


Thank you very much, Congresswoman Maxine Waters. Last night Congresswoman Waters (D – Cal) received the Chairman’s Award at the 50th NAACP Image Awards.  Her acceptance speech included the following: “After a long career journey, tonight I stand before you … Continue reading

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sheroes on sheroes: Congresswomen Ayanna Pressley and Shirley Chisholm


Much has been said about the new look of Congress as the halls of our nation’s highest legislative chambers began to swarm with new members who were  sworn in and trying to find their offices during the first week of … Continue reading

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wonder women – southern style (part II)


A politician/philanthropist from Faith, North Carolina who settled in Charleston; an attorney who moved to Columbia from Key West, Florida; a midlands YWCA executive director from Detroit, Michigan — three women whose different, yet similar, stories were chronicled in Southern … Continue reading

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