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I am a Republican, a black, dyed in the wool Republican, and I never intend

I am a Republican, a black, dyed in the wool Republican, and I never intend to belong to any other party than the party of freedom and progress.
Posted 3 months, 1 week ago

For her fifth wedding, the bride wore black and carried a scotch and soda.

For her fifth wedding, the bride wore black and carried a scotch and soda.
Posted 3 months, 1 week ago

The day of the wedding went like these things generally do, full of anxious

The day of the wedding went like these things generally do, full of anxious moments interspersed with black comedy.
Posted 3 months, 1 week ago

I love a black wedding dress.

I love a black wedding dress.
Posted 3 months, 1 week ago

When you look at the big issues post-9/11 in the United States, whether it'

When you look at the big issues post-9/11 in the United States, whether it's water boarding, warantless wire tapping, surveillance, Gitmo, black sites rendition, all of those have been legal. Nobody has gone to jail for those programs.
Posted 3 months, 1 week ago

I did it to myself. It wasn't society... it wasn't a pusher, it wasn't bein

I did it to myself. It wasn't society... it wasn't a pusher, it wasn't being blind or being black or being poor. It was all my doing.
Posted 3 months, 1 week ago

White folks, no matter how well-meaning or open-minded, have no true idea w

White folks, no matter how well-meaning or open-minded, have no true idea what it's like to be black in America. That's not a slam against white people or an accusation of latent bigotry. But the fact is that we all live in an Anglo-dominated society.
Posted 3 months, 1 week ago

My kitchen linoleum is so black and shiny that I waltz while I wait for the

My kitchen linoleum is so black and shiny that I waltz while I wait for the kettle to boil. This pleasure is for the old who live alone.
Posted 3 months, 1 week ago

We were alone. Where, I could not say, hardly imagine. All was black, and s

We were alone. Where, I could not say, hardly imagine. All was black, and such a dense black that, after some minutes, my eyes had not been able to discern even the faintest glimmer.
Posted 3 months, 1 week ago

We have supported state terrorism against the Palestinians and black South

We have supported state terrorism against the Palestinians and black South Africans, and now we are indignant because the stuff we have done overseas is now brought right back to our own front yards. America's chickens are coming home to roost.
Posted 3 months, 1 week ago

I'm hoping someday that some kid, black or white, will hit more home runs t

I'm hoping someday that some kid, black or white, will hit more home runs than myself. Whoever it is, I'd be pulling for him.
Posted 3 months, 1 week ago

As another has well said, to handicap a student by teaching him that his bl

As another has well said, to handicap a student by teaching him that his black face is a curse and that his struggle to change his condition is hopeless is the worst sort of lynching.
Posted 3 months, 1 week ago