Tag Archives: Black people

A Discussion on Race and White Privilege at Busboys

On a sunny day on June 5, a group of about 50 people gathered at Busboys and Poets, a restaurant and bookstore that sponsors a monthly discussion on race titled, A.C.T.O.R or A Continuing Talk On Race.  The event is … 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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Warner Bros.’ racist cartoons are troubling.

This morning I read  an article on Slate.com calling for the release of vintage cartoons depicting Blacks in a distorted, dehumanizing way.  I am appauled and against it. Here’s an edited version of what I had to say on Slate.com. … Continue reading

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Oh, hell no! Sidibe’s Elle cover is just plain bad.

Why put a Black woman on the cover of a high fashion magazine using  a terrible photo? You call that inclusion? breaking barriers? I don’t. As you can see in the photo below and on Colorlines.com,  Elle magazine featured Gabourey … Continue reading

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