But I’ve decided to share them anyway, because after all, they are in fact my opinions, and this is my little soapbox.
[Editors note: There are a few things I want to clarify.
You might be wondering, “Will we have anything in common? Unfortunately, sometimes that plan fails miserably because some of these White men can’t help but keep reminding you that you are Black and they are White.
It’s not that they do it on purpose, but it’s just that sometimes make certain comments that can seem annoying or even inappropriate.
The smarmy trend signaled that theatrical films originally made for 'dirty old men' were now targeted at teenagers, with comedic laughs often directed at the semi-naked young stars. But then Reggie shouted out to his dismay: "This girl's got balls!
At the risk of offending someone, I usually shied away from being too negative about any of our experiences.
Miyamoto, the daughter of a Japanese mother and an African-American father, uses her status as Miss Japan to fight for the unrecognized and discriminated segment of her country’s population.
In most developed nations, issues of race occupy headlines and are components, unstated or overt, of nearly every conversation about policymaking—whether the topic is public housing in France, crime in Brazil or the inheritance tax in the United States.
The point is, stop trying to prove to me that you’re “down” with whatever.
It won’t make me think you’re cooler; it will only make me think that you’re trying too hard.