The Sentence

Articulate is a word reserved to describe African-Americans who speak English using sentences their white counterparts can easily comprehend when they don’t feel threatened. Advertisements

Overkill Bill

They’re standing on the corner and they can’t speak English. I can’t even talk the way these people talk: Why you ain’t, … Where you is, What he drive, Where he stay, Where he work, Who you be… And I blamed the kid until I heard the mother talk. And then I heard the father … Continue reading

Skin Job

An angry rant is sometimes unavoidable. Here’s one. 08:00. Finishing breakfast, with the Washington Post – routine.  First appointment is 10:00. I have time. Then I read this: ‘Black Brunch Protests Disrupts ‘White’ NYC Breakfast Spots.’ It made my blood boil. I hate racism, oppression and injustice towards all men, and there is no disagreement about … Continue reading

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