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  • SUNDAY REVELATIONS

    ST PAUL ICONEvery Sunday, THE Ave begins with a story about religion. Sometimes these are quotes from one of the bibles, other times they stories about how religious and anti religious people behave. Hopefully there is enough balance to please, offend, or stimulate folks who care about what is done in the name or names of deities. READMORE HERE.

  • Seattle Street Life

    street-scene-prestonOK ..this is where we live  … on the gentriest city in the US.  Davis Preston writes abut the cracks in the gleaming polish of Seattle liberalism.  

  • UW

    UW WeritasClicking this logo will bring you to a magazine coverage of the UW unlike anything on the UW campus.   This lede will take you to other  stories about the UW … the athletic department’s budget, the lack of free speech on campus, fights with Cougar U over their desire to make a rival medical school, racism in the Athletic Department, achievements of UW faculty that do not get heralded, relations with the city and state, and more.

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  • BUCHENWALD: The Pain Continues

    Buchenwald 31 graphic iconThis tragic LEDE relates efforts by my brother and sister to destroy my father’s heritage as the commanding officer of the first American medical company to enter Buchenwald.  Robert Schwartz’s pictures rot in a safe in Boston. My wife and I  fight in the courts to get these preserved and released into the public domain before all the survivors die and can no longer see the pictures from April 1945.

Posts Tagged ‘people of color’

May 5th, 2017 - 8:01 am § in Misc.

THE AVE CHALLENGE: Perils of Racism

A. Werewolf cub B. Avatar baby C. Mitch McConnell baby picture  D. Racist baby E. Miscegenation Read more AVE Challenges  [...]

May 2nd, 2017 - 3:53 am § in America, Buchenwald, Jews, Religion, Repugnants

The Fallacy of RACE

WHAT “RACE” IS THIS MAN? “I’ve been called a n—-r before by white kids,” Joseph said. “I’ve experienced being rousted by the police, with some friends. I’ve had the so-called — if there are typical, you know — black experiences. I’ve ha[...]

April 25th, 2017 - 12:09 am § in The Ave Scene

Racial Hypocrisy

The Heart of Whiteness: Ijeoma Oluo Interviews Rachel Dolezal, the White Woman Who Identifies as Black by Ijeoma Oluo I‘m sitting across from Rachel Dolezal, and she looks… white. Not a little white, not racially ambiguous. Dolezal looks really, really white. She looks like a white woman[...]

April 8th, 2017 - 9:44 am § in Misc.

THE-Ave Challenge: What race was Carol Channing?

A. Black B. White C. Hispanic  D. Jewish E. Native American[...]

March 13th, 2017 - 3:50 am § in Misc.

Before Italians were white: Anniversary of a mass lynching

John Parker, who helped organize the lynch mob, later went on to be governor of Louisiana. In 1911, he said of Italians that they were “just a little worse than the Negro, being if anything filthier in [their] habits, lawless, and treacherous.” For those who now consider Itailian-America[...]

March 8th, 2017 - 1:22 am § in America, Jefferson

Dear, Rachel Dolezal, I love you dearly for been black and loving it.

Chinazor Onianwah It saddens me that this woman, Rachel Dolezal, was treated shabbily, especially at a time when blacks are killing blacks in Cameroon, Nigeria, South Africa, Chicago and white cops are killing innocent blacks. All Rachel Dolezal wanted to be was be black and love black. And she was [...]

February 22nd, 2017 - 10:47 am § in Misc.

Slur of the Day

Blackfella In Australia, aboriginal people still often refer to themselves (quite neutrally) as Blackfellas (and whites as Whitefellas). Although Abo is still considered quite offensive by many, the pejorative boong is now more commonly used when the intent is to deliberately offend, as that word[...]

February 10th, 2017 - 12:41 pm § in Misc.

Slur of the Day

Macaca originally used by francophone colonialists in Central Africa’s Belgian Congo to refer to the native population; use has expanded to other groups, including North Africans and Indians. Famously used by Republican candidate for Virgina’s Governorship.[...]

December 13th, 2016 - 7:50 am § in Hypocrisy, The Ave Scene

OHSO White Seattle

·POC, move on out here. I am lonely. And our political rights are being eroded. Our churches are being squeezed out to make room for Amazon employees. Census ranks Seattle among whitest big cities Seattle and Portland are at or near the top of the 50 largest U.S. cities for the percentages of their[...]

September 28th, 2016 - 8:06 am § in Misc.

ONLY IN SEATTLE: Pramila Jayapal Plays Her Gender Card

Now here in ohso liberal Seattle, Pramila Jayapal, a straight woman, is using the gender card to run against  Brady Walkinshaw, a gay male, for Congress.  Do we really need to  live through the Trump campaign here too?  How bizarre!  Jayapal has played this game of identity politics well in [...]