Author Archives: convo_girl

Starbucks 86ed Race Together!

Wow. That was fast!! Tonight, Howard Schultz announced an end to Starbucks’ proposed Race Together campaign – less than a week after the plan was announced. The initiative was organized to begin conversations about race and to promote empathy. Now, the initiave is … Continue reading

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Skinny Lattes and Race Discussions? Howard Schultz and the limits of CEO leadership.

   Recently, Starbucks’ CEO Howard Schultz announced the company would begin a national conversation on race , also know as its Race Together campaign. The plan is bold. Either the baristas will begin conversations, write inspiring comments on coffee cups … Continue reading

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Spring has arrived. Time to dust off the blog.

The last time I updated Radicalconversationalist was 2011. It’s trifling. I know. But I am back and ready to write again. Before I get started, I have to say I feel bad for not writing for so long. I created … Continue reading

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Real Housewives of NY, S. 4, Ep. 11 – All Cheaters Lie

The ladies return to NYC and are getting jiggy in the bedroom with their husbands (gross.) Ramona’s showing off how hot and amazing her husband is while Simon and Alex are weird as usual.  Simon literary says, “Making love with … Continue reading

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Care2: Public Pools in Hazard, KY are for Straights Only?

Mean people suck, especially when they use the Bible to justify bigotry. According Care2, a disabled homosexual couple was kicked out of a public pool in Hazard, Ky because staff said gay people were not allowed to swim there. According … Continue reading

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Real Housewives of NY – Season 4, Ep 10 – Alex’s Superpowers

This update with be short because not much really happened. The show picked up just after Ramona and Jill’s fight. Each lady went to their respective corners and were upset.  For some reason, the argument seemed to hit Ramona the … Continue reading

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Ex-boyfriend from Hell makes anti-choice billboard in NM

Here’s the scenario. Girl meets guy. Sparks fly. Happy relationship. Drama. Fighting. Breaking up. Ben and Jerry’s ice cream.  Regret. That’s the way relationships are SUPPOSED to end. You don’t drive down the street and spot a billboard of your … Continue reading

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