Category Archives: Society/Media

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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Beyonce’s Find-a-Man Feminism.

When Beyonce releases a new song it stirs attention and discussion about feminism.  Her recent tune, “Girls (Who Run the World)” is no exception. On one hand, the YBF called Beyonce the next Gloria Steinem.  (yeah right) Others, like internet … Continue reading

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From Forbes.com – Why Business Should Care – Psychology Today and the Black Woman Controversy

Last week, Psychology Today published a blog article questioning (and disparaging) African American women’s attractiveness.  I was removed from their website, but reblogged here. It quickly created controversy, but it also brought out a chorus of supporters, including an accountability … Continue reading

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