Monthly Archives: August 2014

Expose this

A friend of mine posted this article, which explains why a graphic artist laughed in the face of Showtime marketing geniuses who suggested he would be thrilled to work for free. Some jerk she knows made several sarcastic and dismissive … Continue reading

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Standing by or walking by

I hear her, I believe her, and when I cross paths with violence, I will find a way to help her.

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Standing by and standing up

It’s not specific; it’s systemic…┬ábut this is a pretty damning specific. (Very happy the bystander effect was NOT in evidence here, as the video shows.) Followup: At LEAST it’s being investigated by actual authorities.

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White suspects, black victims

It’s not specific; it’s systemic. For 15 years, writing headlines was among the important duties of my job as a news copy editor (in Atlanta and New York). I haven’t published a news headline in about 8 years now, but … Continue reading

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“America is Not for Black People”

It’s not specific; it’s systemic. Excellent case-making essay (mixed-quality comments) about the pervasiveness of white supremacist thinking across all spectrums and strata of American society.. I know I’m part of the macro problem and I’m sorry for that, but I’m … Continue reading

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Chocolate is not “junk food” — it’s a luxury product. Treat it like one.

This video is only 6 minutes, please watch it if you eat chocolate. Very thought-provoking. I personally will never again buy anything but certified fair trade, if not also organic, chocolate (including encouraging restaurants to source their supplies). I should … Continue reading

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