I made the comparison in an earlier blog post surrounding the midterm elections at the beginning of this month relating the Tea Partyers to the Dixiecrats. It was really after seeing Gov. Haley Barbour, R.-Miss. flanking soon be Speaker of the House Rep. John Boehner, R.-Oh. hold a press conference in the following hours after […]Read more "Modern Day Dixiecrats: The Tea Party Movement"
I went to go see “Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows, Pt. 1” today at the local IMAX theatre. I figured that if I was going to spend $11 on a regular ticket at a downtown theatre that’s closest to me, I might as well go to see it in IMAX. So, I saw the […]Read more "When Fantasy World Hits Home: A Social Gospel of Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows (and another novel I read as well)"
[Editor’s note: The gross generalizations when using the blanket terms of “black women” or “black men” are not to be understood as engaging the stereotype of “all” and lumping everyone into broad categories. But for the sake of easy communication in an already lengthy blog post, please adjust your comprehension accordingly. That is to say, […]Read more "For Black Male Intellectuals Who Have Considered Suicide When Black Women Were Too Much"
Friday, November 5th signaled the end of a rough four days for many blacks here in America. The 2010 Midterm Elections. The Democrats took a “shellacking” to borrow the term used in Wednesday morning’s hour long press conference given by Barack Obama. Many governor’s mansions flipped over to the Republicans; the House of Representatives changed […]Read more "Uppity Negro Network Newsbriefs: A Bad Week for Black Progressives"
[Editor’s Note: As the writing of this blog piece at 11:30 pm Central Daylight time, this midterm election wasn’t as bad as GOP was projecting. Sadly, the Democrats, in typical Democratic fashion, escaped only by default.] Let’s be honest, the Democrats yet again lost this race just as much as the Republican’s won this race. […]Read more "A Dose of Reality: Election Night 2010, An Uppity Negro Perspective"