Category Archives: Race and Gender

All Lives Matter, If You Don’t Think So, Maybe Yours Doesn’t Matter So Much

Life is cheap. That’s the truth. Hundreds of thousands die every day, some violently, some ignominiously, some of old age or sickness, some in infancy or the prime of life. All tragically. Today you are alive, and your life matters, … Continue reading

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LGBT Rights and the First Amendment

From Muhammad Ibn Abdullah to Joel Osteen the world seems awash with false prophets. This is why it is so important to be able to say whatever we want, to believe whatever we want about God, or not to believe, to publish whatever we want to publish, to associate with those whom we wish, and to shun those with whom we do not. Continue reading

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On Racism and Eclecticism

Race relations is a favorite subject of mine, because it is the only significant political debate that can be conclusively proven to be based on a fallacy. The fallacy is that there is such a thing as race in the … Continue reading

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A New Name for the Redskins

Certainly appropriate for the city where in they are based. Go Traitors! Go away, please…

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Poem: You’re Not the Same Color as Me

You’re not the same color as me. Is that supposed to matter? Because it’s so easy to see, I’m also bald, and fatter than you and I know it’s a fact, they beat and killed the others. But does that … Continue reading

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A Neo-Patriarchal Response to Communitarianism

Very occasionally, in the morning when the weather is not too hot, I step out onto my front porch and sit on a broad wooden bench, looking out into my front yard and that of my neighbor’s, enjoying the coolness … Continue reading

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I am Happy that George Zimmerman is Alive

 I am happy that George Zimmerman is alive, and I wish that Trayvon Martin was too.  Nevertheless, I must say that I am thoroughly disgusted with the American Media and the self serving, so called “leaders” of the racist “African … Continue reading

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The Rules

I must begin by telling you that I cannot take credit for “The Rules”. No, a wiser man than I wrote them down, or perhaps it was a group of men, each one wiser and older than the next, meeting … Continue reading

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The Five Magic Phrases for a Happy Marriage

Hear me my fellow men, especially young men at the gate of marriage.  Over twenty years ago,  I met a tyler by the name of  Jack Glick during a tour of the oldest Masonic lodge in the state of California. … Continue reading

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A Response to UNF President John Delaney’s Endorsement of the Jacksonville City Council Bill 2012-296

Originally Published in the Jacksonville Times Union A Response to UNF President John Delaney’s Endorsement of the Jacksonville City Council Bill 2012-296 banning discrimination based on sexual orientation. Invocation Did they have an invocation at the Sodom City Council? Did … Continue reading

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Racism, Politics, and Ax Handle Saturday

I am not exactly sure why we should be celebrating a day when a bunch of black folk got beat up by a bunch of white folk with ax handles. I think it is unlikely to happen again given Republican … Continue reading

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President Obama

Originally published in the Florida Student Philosophy Blog God bless the new President of the United States! Now let us do all we can do to help him uphold his oath to protect and defend the Constitution of the United … Continue reading

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Against Gay Marriage

Originally published in the Florida Student Philosophy Blog In the article “Gay Marriage” in Philosophy and Sex[1] Frederick Elliston, dissects several arguments against gay marriage. I would like to revisit a few of them in this essay, and will begin … Continue reading

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Poem: The Afrocentric Pejorative

Now everybody knows there is a word you cannot say. It is much worse than other words that fill us with dismay. Greater by far than Kike, or Wop, or Dot-Head, or Ofay. Grave consequences loom for those who put … Continue reading

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Gender Wars

“Although the official ideology and the government support liberty and equality, men and women do not share an equal status in the United States.” In order to respond to the statement that “although the official ideology and the government support … Continue reading

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Poem: Martha Mitchell

Martha Mitchell, brassy, big haired, woman of the South Arkansas simple sweet and twangy A voice of her own that she loved to hear And John Mitchell for a husband Trouble. Trouble for the GOP Nixon knew her kind and … Continue reading

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Analysis of the Process of Writing the Poem, “The Story of Bigger T.”

Bigger Thomas is a character in the book, Native Son written byRichard Wright, one of the great lights of the Harlem RenaissanceIn this essay I try to take the reader through the process of  how I write a poem, or … Continue reading

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Poem: The Story of Bigger T

Hear then the story of Bigger T. A common tale and not pretty. Native son of the windy city. Never felt that he was free. Wound up dead when he tried to be. Why did I do it? I don’t … Continue reading

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Fire in the Flint

Walter White’s novel, Fire in the Flint was originally published in 1924. While White hoped “that sales of the book would show white publishers that colored people would buy books if publishers dared to bring out those which tell the … Continue reading

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