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How many times have I heard someone say that and “I am not racist, I voted for Barack Obama,” or any other line similar to those two. One of the worst phrases regarding race that was ever created is the term “color blindness.” Unless someone is actually blind, there is no way that one cannot […]

Posted at: August 27th, 2009 - 5:33 pm - Comments Off on Color Acceptance Not Blindness

No longer will you be the reason That I hide the real me Why should I, Just to satisfy Your ignorance, your stupidity Why should I hold my head down While you hold your head up Laugh in my face and tell me What I have I can’t love See the flaw is within you […]

Posted at: August 26th, 2009 - 11:22 am - Number of Comments » 2

If you know me well enough, you would know how that I find categories, labels and generalizations of any kind irritating. I know it makes our lives a little simpler, but it also can prevent us from getting to know somebody, treating people on an individual basis, coming together as a people and letting some […]

Posted at: August 25th, 2009 - 9:03 pm - Comments Off on Think Outside the Box: Categories, Labels and Generalizations