Tag Archives: racism

Stuck In The Middle

The name of my blog is “Stuck in the Middle” in reference to the Stealer’s Wheels song “Clowns to the left of me, jokers to the right, here I am, stuck in the middle with you.” When I first named … Continue reading

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Wisdom Comes From Unlikely Sources

By now you probably have heard of Dixon D. White. If you haven’t, you should have.  He’s a self-proclaimed redneck calling on all white people to make a video of “White Racial Responsibility.”  And he’s making lots of fans along … Continue reading

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Practical Ways to Promote a Healthy Racial Identity – College Addition

We send our kids out to college with a promise of a better life if they go.

Are we upholding our end of the bargain? Continue reading

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Really?!!! Here we go again…

Again, these young men… college students… UNIVERSITY students…. our future leaders… when do we start demanding that they do better? When do we start demanding that they ARE better? Continue reading

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White America and Chickens Coming Home to Roost

This is what I say to Racist White People:: Take off the damn robes. Stop hiding and OWN YOUR SHIT!

You wanna hate us, fine. Hate us. But live with the consequences of hating us. Live with the ramifications of your actions and beliefs.

Isn’t that what you preach over and over and over again?

Personal responsibility.

Own it. Embrace it. Make it your friend.

So to the people who think just like those boys at SAE. and to all their apologist offering fake apologies or justifications: Stop it! Own up to the fact that you ARE a racist. Continue reading

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Why “Post Racial America” Makes Me So Sad.

Today I woke up with dread in my heart. Yesterday I had a few panic attacks and I found myself weepy and I couldn’t figure out why.  And then it hit me… I am suffering from PTSD from living in “Post … Continue reading

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