Modern Race Relations 101: A Primer for White People

Well before the Trayvon Martin verdict, I had seen, heard and read about white people dismissing the racial context of the case.  Some do this artfully and skillfully; others, not so much.  I've been wanting to explore some of these maneuvers more closely for a while now. … [Read more...]

Buy Pink Legos. Please.

Part Six of I-Don’t-Know-How-Many in a series of posts inspired by “Miss Representation.”  If you haven’t seen the trailer for this movie, and you have 8 minutes, please watch it here now.  Mention the phrase, “pink legos” and stand back.  (Did I mention you should have popcorn handy?)I’ve already blogged about my defense of pink.  Readers (in the double digits!  Go, me!) have read about it.  It doesn’t seem to be taking hold across the nation, yet, though.Girl On Saturday,(aka, “Peni … [Read more...]


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