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December 2009 Blog Posts (2)

Black Men and White Women - An Epidemic?

This once taboo of a black man seeking and being seen with a white woman is no more. Not too long ago black men were beaten to death or lynched for this very act.

I don't know if it's due to the election of Barack Obama to the presidency, or everyone now sees racism in this country as dead and buried; but it seems to be a growing trend to see a "brotha" on the arms of a Caucasian woman these days.

Are they trying to say that a black man being seen with a white woman is an… Continue

Added by Brenda Farrar-Ejemai on December 5, 2009 at 4:30pm — No Comments

Message to Amanda Knox: Italian Food and Justice or The Black Guy Did Not Do It—You Did!

As I woke up this morning to images of a tearful Amanda Knox on The Early Show, my heart went out to her….initially. I’m prejudiced, in her favor, because she is a college student, and I am a college professor. She could have been any number of fresh-faced, intelligent young white girls I have taught over the years. Therefore, I felt sympathy for Knox and her distraught family. The Early Show report suggested a number of improprieties in the Italian system of justice, suggesting that if Knox… Continue

Added by Marcia L. McNair on December 5, 2009 at 8:36am — 3 Comments

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