I won’t cosign your racism, even if I’m not the target of your bigotry

Being a black woman committed to social justice means I often have to navigate the perilous terrain of good ol’ fashioned American racism perpetuated by white folks. Add in a little bit of nationalistic xenophobia and alcohol, then you’re facing a powder keg of hate and bigotry that rivals KKK propaganda. I live in a […]

Not everyone in Britain is celebrating the queen’s diamond jubilee

Interesting report from Al Jazeera English, which recounts the sentiments of West Indians, who said Queen Elizabeth II should apologize for the colonialism and slavery the British Empire inflicted upon their native lands. I always find special coverage of the British royal family similar to that of the media coverage given to special U.S. occasions […]