Politics / Pop Culture / Random Thoughts from an Uppity Negro / The Color Line

August 28th

“They said this day would never come.  They said our sights were set to high.  They said this country was too divided….but at this defining moment in history, you have done what the cynics said we couldn’t do…” Personally, Democratic Nominee Senator Barack Obama’s victory speech on January 3rd following the Iowa caucuses was my favorite.  It … Continue reading

Church and Society / Pop Culture / Random Thoughts from an Uppity Negro / Religion

Put Your Hat Back On!

I’ll admit that I’ve kind of been baffled by gender roles. Like, I never understood why I couldn’t hit girls, especially if she hit me first.  I never understood why a man was supposed to walk on the street side with a woman–especially when it seemed Mama Uppity frustratingly was the only woman who seemed … Continue reading