Tag Archives: Racism

The Folly of history, heritage and culture

Folly Beach is a town located on a sliver of sand known as Folly Island in Charleston County, South Carolina. As you cross the bridge to the island, over Folly Creek, there is an old boat on the side of … Continue reading

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The O’Female Factor

“The six people who had the biggest impact on my life were all women. Had I been sexist, my life would have been far less fulfilling.” – Zig Ziglar In my thirty plus year working career I have had three female … Continue reading

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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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The divide between us

“If someone says a racial slur or says something and you’re like, ‘I can’t believe they said that,’ actually say that outloud to them. Do not normalize xenophobia, do not normalize anti-blackness, do not normalize transphobia. Take a step back and … Continue reading

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Pink caps and the kkk

“I think Trump should make a speech. A real speech denouncing the ‘lowercase kkk’. Don’t tweet about me being lame, or the show being shame. Write a speech, a real speech. Because these people are out there, and it’s pissing a lot … Continue reading

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Trump’s mainstream, sane, normal supporters-not your Grandfather’s racist

“…..Hillary voters like you are on the lunatic fringe and that THE Donald voters like me are mainstream, sane, normal people.” – Comment from the blogger silenceofmind Carl Paladino Developer, School Board Member, Co-Chair of President-elect Donald Trump’s New York campaign … 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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