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A Noose and Cotton Balls

In a perfect world everyone gets along and appreciates each others differences. In a perfect world everyone is equal and racism is unheard of…Once again we are reminded that we do not live in a perfect world. No matter the shade of our rose tinted glasses we are presented with reality in black and white….

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When Are We Going To Get Over It?

I received this thought provoking and perhaps controversial article via email forward today. I say controversial because I’m certain some will object to the opinions expressed. No matter where you stand on the issue the author certainly provides some serious food for thought. Looking forward to your thoughts on the subject. Thanks for sharing this…

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How Racism Works

I received this thought provoking email forward from my friend Willae, enjoy How Racism Works What if John McCain were a former president of the Harvard Law Review? What if Barack Obama finished fifth from the bottom of his graduating class? What if McCain were still married to the first woman he said ‘I do’…

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Lies of the FOX News Machine: Don’t believe the FOX hype!

Wow I didn’t know people still watched Fox News lol, I’m an MSNBC girl. I received this interesting email forward from my friend Leslie, calling for people to sign a petition to stop Fox from smearing Barack Obama and polluting the air waves with fear and racism. Check it out… Subject: Update: FOX smears Obama…

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Upgrade

On a British Airways flight from Johannesburg, a middle-aged, well-off white South African lady had found herself sitting next to a black man. She called the cabin crew attendant over to complain about her seating. What seems to be the problem Madam?” asked the attendant. “Can’t you see?” she said “You’ve sat me next to…

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National March Against Hate Crimes and Racism

The shock and horror of the rape, torture, and abuse that Megan Williams suffered at the hands of six racists, the injustices the Jena Six are battling, the rise of hanging nooses, and the growing number of attacks on African Americans brings us to this call to action. NATIONAL MARCH AGAINST HATE CRIMES & RACISM…

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White Privilege: Real or Imagined?

Note: This article appeared in the Baltimore Sun newspaper and was written by a Caucasian professor of Journalism at the University of Texas. The article appears here on Living Life Abundantly Marenda.Biz with permission directly from the author. White People Need to Acknowledge Benefits of Unearned Privilege © by Robert Jensen Here’s what white privilege…

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The News Reeks with Stories of Britney Spears and OJ Simpson, What About Jena Six

No matter what channel you turn to we are bombarded with the latest developments in the new bizarre OJ Simpson case. We are informed of the most intimate details of Britney Spears’ divorce and career troubles….but no news on what is going on concerning the Jena Six in Louisiana. There are hundreds of bus caravans…