BlueEyedMonkey on November 2nd, 2009

I have been led by recent discussions on my NOTE in which I posted an article that proposed intellectual discussion of “whiteness” and whether their is something Beyond Multiculturalism. It was food for thought. It was originally posted by my father. As a follow up to my own writing about being fed up with and […]

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BlueEyedMonkey on November 2nd, 2009

Please take the time to read and digest, whether you agree or not. Beyond Multiculturalism: The New Life Before Us by: Lynice Pinkard on October 29th, 2009 I often say to my congregation, “We are not individually salvageable.” Salvation, in my view, is not individual but collective. The only thing that will save us, as […]

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BlueEyedMonkey on November 2nd, 2009

No Marriage License for Interracial Couple By MARY FOSTER AP October 15, 2009 http://news.aol.com/article/interracial-couple-denied-marriage/719806 HAMMOND, La. (Oct. 15) – A Louisiana justice of the peace said he refused to issue a marriage license to an interracial couple out of concern for any children the couple might have. Keith Bardwell, justice of the peace in Tangipahoa […]

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BlueEyedMonkey on November 2nd, 2009

*sigh* OK. Through some encouragement I will now vent about the issue that is starting to enrage and inspire me to action. Most of you are well aware that this blue eyed, light olive skinned, curly headed(“good haired”), chick you know as Tatyanna is an “other”. Mind, body and spirit I am African American(father), Irish(mother), […]

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