Image Above: Johanna Sigurdardottir; Prime Minister of Iceland Many people have told me that their vote doesn’t see color, but does your vote see sexuality? I’ve always found it interesting when people who I don’t know if they were seeking acceptance or approval by telling me they didn’t vote for President Obama because of race. … Continue reading Can I Depend on Your Vote?
I simply can’t believe this one. Seriously, have we come so far that Senators don’t care whatever it is, if one side is for it they’re automatically against it? Read what it has to say, before you say Yea or Nay. It’s that easy. Rape in any form is violent, to prevent the victim from … Continue reading Just Give It Up
Didn’t we just discuss this for two weeks? https://timvalentine.wordpress.com/2009/10/09/racistconversation5/ https://timvalentine.wordpress.com/2009/10/12/racistconversation6/ Oh I forgot, “I’m not a racist because I have Black friends” defense. Can someone say it with me? UNCONSCIOUS RACISM You should always be aware of the person who says, “I’m not a racist”. If you’re not a racist you don’t have to say … Continue reading Justice is Color Blind
Meredith Vieira talks to actress Mackenzie Phillips about her long-standing incestuous relationship with her father, her struggle with drug addiction and other details revealed in her new memoir, “High on Arrival.” After watching this interview with Meredith I want ask a question which you will see below, but this interview may put the question in … Continue reading Momma, Daddy is the Papa
One of the most scariest images is an ideologically confused, unsocialized person with a gun in one hand and the Bible and Constitution in the other. What is more scary are the people who enables them. For weeks I’ve been writing about race, rage, religion and the right. Some has attributed all of this to … Continue reading Do Something Before It’s Too Late
“I know there are many other similar events planned around the country as long as abortion remains legal” – Associated Press, 06/07/09 – Scott Roeder After I read this statement by the murderer of Dr. Tiller, Scott Roeder I was reminded of the question asked by Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. at the steps of … Continue reading How Long Will It Take
a2a_linkname=”TI&S | Empathy Is Not Sympathy”;a2a_linkurl=”https://timvalentine.wordpress.com/2009/05/29/empathyisnotsympathy/”; “No man is an island, entire of itself; every man is a piece of the continent, a part of the main. If a clod be washed away by the sea, Europe is the less, as well as if a promontory were, as well as if a manor of thy … Continue reading Empathy Is Not Sympathy