This pandemic doesn’t call for pandemonium, petty divisions, political wrangling, or panic buying. We are all in this together. Our collective concern should be about saving lives and not the momentary upending of our lifestyles.
The first debate, for me, didn’t demonstrate a compelling reason to replace Markey—to swap an older straight white male for a younger one.
Although most African Americans are Democrats today, our disaffection from the GOP only led us to FDR’s Democratic party after Republicans reneged on their formerly strong civil rights plank.
Femininity and attractiveness are integrally linked to hair as a Eurocentric aesthetic. Pressley, however, disrupts this notion because she’s stunningly gorgeous and regal—with or without hair.
The schism in the UMC, sadly, mirrors today’s ongoing battle among religious conservatives.
McDowell wondered if the guys had a right to speak like that on a train “where people didn’t choose to be in that space for that sort of speech.”
While it is easy to dismiss this group of wealthy parents as depraved, morally bankrupt, and awash in white privilege, Harmon’s Admissions illustrates the length at which high-minded, politically correct, and supposedly “woke” white liberals will also go to get their children into top-tier colleges and universities.
Offering absolution is a personal matter. However, as one whose identity intersects several marginal groups—black, female, lesbian—I must also ask the question posed by Hawes: Who benefits from my forgiveness?
Uncle Will’s grandmother, my spouse’s great-grandmother, was born into slavery and died as a free woman at the age of 108. Sometime during Reconstruction (1863-1877), the great-grandmother accrued a small plot of farmland that now awaits its fate, as her brood scrape together enough money to keep it.
"President Trump’s proclivity for racist remarks comes as no surprise. His comment stating a preference for immigrants coming from Scandinavian countries like Norway, rather than from Africa and Haiti, which he depicts as “shithole” countries, is based solely on his xenophobia."