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Entries by Darnell L. Moore from 01/2013

A Letter to Frederick Douglass on the Occasion of the 150th Anniversary Of The Emancipation Proclamation

| Posted 01.01.2013 | Black Voices

Today, 120 years after you offered testimony about black progress and an acute prognosis of America's condition, I wonder: Are the advancements of black people in this nation the best measures for "progress"?

Losing the War Against the Grays

| Posted 01.18.2013 | Healthy Living

Like powerful divinities, grays remind us of our impermanence. They are cues that we are getting "old," which is a descriptor used by the young to signal that which is no longer en vogue. In other words, pack your bags and prepare for transcendence.

Tongues Untied: Pro Athletes, Sexuality and Media Hype

| Posted 01.29.2013 | Gay Voices

From Kenneth Faried's moving video in support of his lesbian mothers to reports of Shaquille O'Neal, Chris Webber and Kenny Smith mocking Charles Barkley's "effeminate" behavior, athletes have been the focus of a lot of talk centered on LGBT inclusion and homophobia lately.