Tuesday, July 21, 2015

Tuesday Reading



The “After-Math”
by Jim Clingman
Now that the confederate flag has been taken down, complete with honor guard and pomp and circumstance, what are Black folks going to do now? Another question is, “what does the math of the aftermath look like?” Everything boils down to economics/business at some point, so let’s take a look at the past few weeks to see what has really taken place.
Read More at Blackonomic$


6 Ways To Keep (Queer) Sex On Fleek In Long-Term Monogamous Relationships
by Vianca Masucci
This month I have been tasked with answering the age-old question: how do you maintain a fulfilling sex life in a long-term monogamous relationship? The answer to this question has eluded (sexually) frustrated askers since the first unfortunate soul pieced it into conception. A quick google search will connect you to multiple vendors who can offer you the solution to lifelong sexual fulfilment for just $19.95. What a fucking bargain!
Read More at Black Girl Dangerous


The Problem With Rainbow-Tinted Facebook Profile Pictures
by Sabrina N
In the wake of the historic Supreme Court decision to universally legalize same-sex marriage, 26 million Facebook users demonstrated their support by superimposing a rainbow-tinted flag over their profile pictures... On the one hand, this seemed like an inspiring indication of progress...But there’s a downside to this phenomenon, too. 
Read More at The F Bomb


The Fall of The Father in Black and White: Unwelcome Secrets of Cliff Huxtable and Atticus Finch Revealed
by Aya De Leon
In an unusual moment in media history, two damning pieces of evidence are finally revealed, and two towering paternal icons fall from grace at the same time. The publication of Harper Lee’s scathing book Go Set a Watchman, comes just after a judge’s decision to unseal testimony of Bill Cosby confession about drugging and raping women. While one reveals racism and the other reveals sexual violence, both have incited an avalanche of commentary from apologists, deniers, nitpickers, and minimizers, as well as much hand-wringing about lost legacies and rage that our collective nostalgia should be interrupted by inconvenient reality. While Finch and his transgressions are fictional, while Cosby and his crimes are real. However, both show the same dynamics at work in protecting abusers in our Father-Knows-Best culture.
Read More at AyaDeLeon.com


There Is Probably Almost Never A Good Reason To Call Someone “Immature”
by Miri Mogilevsky
[I]s there ever a good reason to tell someone that they are “immature,” or to tell them to be more “mature”? Could calling someone “immature” generally be mean and manipulative at best, abusive at worst?
Read more at Brute Reason


One Year After Eric Garner's Death, His Family Still Demands Justice



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