There are real people really hurting. Turn on our customized media and we see what might spin into a race war over men being killed and the accused walking away. No matter what sources of media you are using, we are seeing it.
Using the idea that our sexuality is due to nature over nurture in order to validate or justify it inherently suggests that there might be something wrong with it. Why does being gay need to be validated or justified?
I didn't know Bob Dylan was black. And knew what we thought or felt. I'm not offended that he said what he said, but I'm a wee bit miffed that he felt he had the right to speak for blacks, Serbs and Croats with such authority.
I do not want focus here on what young black boys need to do to avoid incarceration, death, and poor schooling. Rather, I want to focus on what we all must learn and understand about the black male experience in order to make sure there is not another Trayvon case.
What makes this league All-American? Well, no foreigners, for one. Which is fine by me, the razzle-dazzle-over-a-refined-game of "playahs" born outside of these United States, like Tim Duncan, have ruined basketball.
Some people's racism has been brought to the fore because the America they thought they knew is changing to an America in which a Black man can get elected president and their very own children applaud.
Yale professor, John Dovidio, does not feel the ongoing protests, name calling and Hitler labels by white protesters are hate, but a fight by whites struggling to defend and maintain their position and status.