Ron Paul’s associates confirm what we already know

The Washington Post is reporting something many of Ron Paul’s critics–mainly POCs–already knew: that he “pursued a marketing strategy” to promote his racist newsletters. Of course, the libertarian running as a GOP presidential candidate has denied he gave the nod to publish the newsletters. But people close to Paul’s operations said he was deeply involved […]

“Why are you so angry?”

It’s a question many social justice activists get from those who are more than contempt with the way things are. When we are asked this question, it’s never out of genuine interest about the things we are passionate with; the inflection in the inquisitor’s voice is one of befuddlement, agitation, annoyance that you are committed […]

No gays allowed at Georgia Baptist college

Rome, Ga.-based Shorter College revamped its faith statements, which banned its employees from being gay. The president called the move an “affirmation of our Christ-centered mission” and all employees will be required to sign the documents, which were approved by the college’s board of trustees last week. Not surprisingly, news of the faith statements have […]

On confronting privilege

No one said confronting the establishment would be easy, painless and free of hurdles and attempts at erasures. While I’m aware of this, I’m still dismayed, disappointed and angered by the wall of privilege, denial and diversionary tactics I encounter whenever I confront a system set up to benefit straight, cisgendered white men. I recently had a conversation […]

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