Tag Archives: Race relations

Brussels Sprouts

There are a few foods my wife refuses to eat, Brussels Sprouts, any kind of Pea, cooked Carrots, biscuits and gravy, Okra, Meatloaf, Lamb, Duck, and sadly for a girl who has NEVER lived outside of the South, Grits. She has … Continue reading

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A Valentines Story

I was in high school in the late 1970’s. Five years earlier schools were segregated in Charlotte. By the time I got to high school we, the kids, had figured out the black and white thing even if our parents … Continue reading

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When history repeats itself

“……..his political coalition, comprising chiefly of poor white farmers and industrial workers, began to describe themselves proudly as “rednecks”, even to the point of wearing red neckerchiefs to political rallies and picnics.” – Description of James Kimble Vardaman I am reading … Continue reading

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Trump: Guilt by association?

“If you’re black and you haven’t been successful in the last 50 years, it’s your own fault. You’ve had every opportunity, it was given to you. You’ve had the same schools everybody else went to. You had benefits to go … Continue reading

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First Lady Michelle Obama

Let me begin by saying that I am a very big fan of our First Lady Michelle Obama and I also think she is gorgeous so let me go ahead and get that bias out-of-the-way. I can relate to her … Continue reading

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Race relations- One view

“The resentment among whites feels both old and distinctly of this moment. It is shaped by the reality of demographic change, by a decade and a half of war in the Middle East, and by unease with the newly confident … Continue reading

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