Posts Tagged ‘race card’
If You Want to Be My Friend, Don't Do This
<![CDATA[ I give a brief hat tip and a shout out to Lynne Childress of The Sweet Midlife, who brought this back up in her Facebook feed the other day. It rekindled all kinds of thoughts and feelings that I’ve been meaning to say for years, but never took the time to do so. So…Read More
"Jesus Walks." And Now, So Does R. Kelly. Will You?
<![CDATA[Pardon me if the headline is a tad too bitter, but I was given a rude awakening today as I walked out of the movie theater. I was turning my phone ringer back on, and I noticed a text message from a friend of mine: did u hear about r kelly? I had to immediately…Read More
How To Talk To Those With Whom You Disagree
<![CDATA[ Inspired by my friend Erika and her resolution to be a living example regarding the issues she cares about, I decided to launch a personal crusade to get people to stop using the term “the race card.” Jon Sanders, Townhall columnist and conservative policy analyst for the John Locke Foundation, was the first person…Read More
Don't Just Complain, Be An Example. (Or: An Open Letter That You Can Write Too.)
<![CDATA[(Please forgive my abundant use of Title Case. I just like the way it looks sometimes.) So I was recently inspired by a post on my friend Erika’s blog, The Margins. I had just finished laying down a pretty thorough (and snarky) post on why I think the phrase “playing the race card” needs to…Read More
Stop With 'The Race Card.' It Doesn't Exist, And Here's Why.
<![CDATA[Charles “MODI” Modiano is now my new favorite columnist, because he just wrote an eloquent eulogy to a despicable term: “the race card.” His sharp analysis highlights the ridiculous double standard aimed, not only against NY Mets manager Willie Randolph, but any Black person who tries to even hint at the slightest possibility of racialization…Read More