Category Archives: Belonging to the emperor

Wokespeak

In“What Makes Call-Out Culture So Toxic” writer and community organizer Asam Ahmad observes that some of his fellow cultural leftists are too willing to engage in shouting matches online and cautions them to remember that political opponents are people too. Ahmad … Continue reading

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Everyday Heroes’ Lives Matter

If an adult man with diminished mental capacity sits down in the middle of the street, acting confused and belligerent, it might be necessary to call the police. Ideally, the police would calm the person and get him out of … Continue reading

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America 2050: The End of Racism

By 2050 or so white people will be a minority in the United States, just one ethnic group among many. They will not possess a disproportionate amount of the nation’s wealth, nor will their particular folkways be the default national … Continue reading

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Racism: Bad

I literally agree with almost everything Robin DiAngelo, professor of multicultural education at Westfield State University and author of What Does it Mean to Be White? Developing White Racial Literacy, says in this interview about the phenomenon of “white fragility”. … Continue reading

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Ferguson is Why We Have Trials

If I had been on the grand jury of the Darren Wilson case, I would have voted to indict. If I had been on the jury of his criminal trial, I would have voted to acquit. That is knowing what … Continue reading

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The Daily African

Googling around and found a blog post about Diesel’s “Daily African” ad campaign. I loved this campaign when I first stumbled across it in glossy magazines back in 2001, and am glad to see it cataloged somewhere. I’m not going … Continue reading

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My #YesAllWomen Anecdote

A couple years back I was walking by myself around seven in the evening in my neighborhood in Seattle. It was early, but completely dark, and in a crowded part of town, but those few blocks were deserted. Two guys … Continue reading

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