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Anger in the black community towards Republicans is established and immutab

Anger in the black community towards Republicans is established and immutable.
Posted 4 months ago

Boxing is a lot of white men watching two black men beat each other up.

Boxing is a lot of white men watching two black men beat each other up.
Posted 4 months ago

Black people can be the most conservative, the most discriminating. Especia

Black people can be the most conservative, the most discriminating. Especially among ourselves. It wasn't white people who said all black men have to wear baggy jeans.
Posted 4 months ago

I find a lot of poetry very disappointing, but I do have poets that I go ba

I find a lot of poetry very disappointing, but I do have poets that I go back to. One book of poetry that I'd like to mention is 'The Exchange' by Sophie Cabot Black. Her poems are difficult without being too difficult.
Posted 4 months ago

The poetry you read has been written for you, each of you - black, white, H

The poetry you read has been written for you, each of you - black, white, Hispanic, man, woman, gay, straight.
Posted 4 months ago

Well, certainly one of the ironies of the success of affirmative action is

Well, certainly one of the ironies of the success of affirmative action is that the middle class within the black community no longer lives within 'black community' by and large.
Posted 4 months ago

A lot of people don't understand the Black Panthers Party's relationship wi

A lot of people don't understand the Black Panthers Party's relationship with white mother country radicals.
Posted 4 months ago

Ever since the romantic comedy-drama 'She's Gotta Have It' antagonized blac

Ever since the romantic comedy-drama 'She's Gotta Have It' antagonized black women and black men in 1986, Spike Lee's films have enjoyed the outrage of various groups.
Posted 4 months ago

The other two things are... well, I had a huge appetite for old black and w

The other two things are... well, I had a huge appetite for old black and white movies on BBC 2. At the weekends they used to run matinees, and the more romantic the better.
Posted 4 months ago

Life isn't black and white. It's a million gray areas, don't you find?

Life isn't black and white. It's a million gray areas, don't you find?
Posted 4 months ago

I rolled the second car that I ever owned, a Toyota 4 Runner. This was wint

I rolled the second car that I ever owned, a Toyota 4 Runner. This was winter in Colorado, two weeks before the 2002 Olympic trials. I was driving in the outside lane, and my rear tire caught some black ice, and we totally turned sideways to the point whe
Posted 4 months ago

Winter in the country is very white. There is black grit on all the shoulde

Winter in the country is very white. There is black grit on all the shoulders of the roads and on the big mounds from the plows, and all the cars are filthy, but the fields are dazzling and untouched and pristine.
Posted 4 months ago