In most of my writing, I make a point to leave partners and significant others out of them. This is partially an act of benevolence, but mostly a need to keep at least a few secrets to myself. Even ...
Today, December 1st, is World AIDS Day. I first joined Daily Kos in 2006. At first I posted only comments but on December 1 of that year I posted my first diary using World AIDS Day as a topic. ...
Then repeat after me:
I will tune out and turn off my Television and all the commercial hype of Christmas. I solemnly swear not to set foot in a department store until December 26th.
St. Louis local news is reporting that the Attorney for the Ferguson store, Jake Kanzler said the the Ferguson store owner, nor any store employee called the police to report any ...
Today's Washington Post headline: "Unorthodox police procedures emerge in grand jury documents." I'm confused. I don't know whether to send the Washington Post a dictionary for Christmas, a thesaurus,
I have never lived a day in the mythical America that is immortal and above decline or reproach. That is one of the few gifts of being born poor in a nation that so celebrates wealth and power. ...
I spoke with my parents today. I had recalled that Mom had served on a grand jury, but it turns out that Dad did too. I questioned them both extensively about their experiences. Please note that ...
there's something about how we've been acting and it's bothering me. A lot.
So I'm going to be brutally honest with you. In all my sparkling whiteness to your incandescent, glowing whiteness. Every ...
You know how for so long we have thought that the racist wing of the Democratic Party called the Dixiecrats, that were based in the South were dead and replaced by Republicans? The actions of ...
So much of what I read and hear from white commentators about the Ferguson saga reflects a profound cluelessness to which I must, all too often, plead guilty. Although my politics have been ...