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hctiB G: The Perpetually Prodigal Daughter

originally posted Sep 15, 2006 I’ve left and returned to NO a few times. I left for college, came back for a while, left to work (not enough, not well, not lucratively or in any truly beneficial way), came back, left … Continue reading

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hctiB G: Hi, Yellow Bitch

originally posted February 21, 2006 reposted February 21, 2011   In class we touched on the nappy hair issue and I added that I’d heard as a child, How can such a yellow girl have such nappy hair? (Also, when … Continue reading

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From “zero-tolerance” to “restorative justice”

Dana Goldstein. A Fascinating Way to Put a Stop to the School-to-Prison Pipeline for Black Children. AlterNet, 4/7/14. Destiny was in eighth grade when, in the middle of an altercation with another student, she grabbed a teacher’s jacket and threw … Continue reading

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Bit(ch) 8: “presumed”

There’s a lot of institutionalized racism, even among the liberal crowd of tenured radicals. In fact, one of my friends, a law professor put it best: “It’s the liberal who can often have the least self-consciousness about the pain they … Continue reading

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You, the Ass You Rode in on, and Your Lawyer Are WRONG

Though the city has declined to comment on why it won’t represent Giroir, he was heavily criticized by city officials after posting comments on WWL-TV’s website last March regarding the death of Florida teenager Trayvon Martin. “Act like a Thug … Continue reading

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Bit(ch) 2A

Still June 26: Here’s another good reason why “viewer/listener input” is overrated and over-relied on, and it is usually just this self-revealing and has this same amount of non-content and lack of analysis or question in HuffPo’s live feed of … Continue reading

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The Mixed Public Perceptions of The Experiment

The full report is here [PDF] and not very long…. The first finding is pretty easy—even if you are dogmatically opposed to the privatization of public schools, if the choice is between a “failing” operator and a new one, you’d … Continue reading

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“there are no spooks behind the door!”

Growing increasingly frustrated, he leaned forward in his chair, looked me straight in the eye, and, with his ordinarily pale face turning red, he yelled, “You must trust us more if you want to succeed here; there are no spooks behind the … Continue reading

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hctiB G: Hi, Yellow Bitch

originally posted February 21, 2006 In class we touched on the nappy hair issue and I added that I’d heard as a child, How can such a yellow girl have such nappy hair? (Also, when older, I heard, stuck-up Creole … Continue reading

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Just More Than One Thing

former Civil District Court Judge Nadine Ramsey dressed down her colleagues for their comments. “We can’t sit at the Plimsoll Club and decide that there’s not a racial issue,” she said, referring to the forum’s venue on the top floor … Continue reading

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