Dear Black People, Your Savior and Oppressor Have The Same Blue Eyes!

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~Shemeka Michelle Movies such as “The Blind Side” will have many people believing in the great white hope! However, the savior mentality between Blacks and Whites actually go back further than that. Many African Americans grew up in a home believing in a white Jesus with blue eyes that was memorialized in a picture on the wall.  When we thought …

International Women’s Day: A Reader Chimes In On Previous Blog!

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Guest Blogger: Monica Renata I am an IT Professional and writer located in New Orleans, Louisiana. I strive to spark emotional intelligence and realization in my writings. I have written a response to the following article: http://www.nakedgirlzblog.info/dear-white-women-fk-you-and-your-daywithoutawoman/   International Women’s Day is day is supposed to celebrate the social, economic, cultural and political achievements of women and also bring attention …

Dear White Women, F#*K You and Your #DayWithoutAWoman

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Dear White Women, You are so fucking insecure! That was the first thought that came to my head when I heard about a #DayWithoutAWoman. My second thought was “What do White women in America have to complain about?” You yell about pay inequality, but I’ve yet to hear you complain about the fact that on average, your income is higher …

I Don’t Hate White People but I’m BLACK and I’m PROUD!

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~Shemeka Michelle   I could easily say “I’m sick of white people” but that’s not necessarily true. I am however sick of many of their views on racism and white privilege. I believe if they would just acknowledge that it DOES exist and plays a major role in many of the injustices towards blacks, we could begin to move forward …