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Month: February 2010

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What a Steppin' Conundrum!

This week, the internet and the airwaves are abuzz with angry Black folk over the issue of Zeta Tau Alpha and their victory at the Sprite Step Off. Some folks are angry because a white sorority won. Others are angry because they feel Black folk…
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What Would White People Say?

Sometime last week I let my mind wander from the needs of the day and asked myself "Self? What do White people say in their private moments when none of the Us's is around?" "I dunno," said Self. "Maybe we should ask 'em." I contemplated…
Musings

55* Degree Weather

I've been in a funk for the last 3 months. The weather has been awful, it's been ridiculously cold by Atlanta standards, the heat went out in our house, and I haven't felt like leaving my tiny two-bedroom house - a two-bedroom house inhabited by…
Marriage

Fun Weddings vrs Sucky Weddings

I've never cared much for weddings. I don't cry when couples exchange their vows, or when the bride comes down the aisle, or at any of the typical moments when it's appropriate to show sappy emotion. I've only been to 5 weddings in my entire…
Motherhood

When Pregnant People Fart

Unless you have been pregnant or lived in a house with a pregnant woman, there is no earthly way you're going to be able to relate to what I'm about to say here. All the same, I'm going to attempt to usher you into a…
Musings

My Life is an Offence

I understand that by simply being born and making certain day-to-day decisions my life is a complete offence  to many extremist groups. And yeah, I said it: Y'all are EXTREMISTS. How have I harmed thee? Let me list the ways: 1. I love meat and…
Madness

The Terror Strikes Again

My sister Adwoa's boyfriend has proclaimed her the second worst stripper/dancer on the planet. He has identified me as the first. The details as to why he would think my younger  sibling is such a horror in the art of seduction via dance have not…
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Is China Pissin' on U.S.?

This morning I woke up and read the news like usual. Suddenly, I caught a by-line that had me doing a double-take "China warns US against meeting Dalai Lama". The meeting could cause "serious damage to Sino - US relations" a Communist official warned; and…