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November 4th, 2017 - 7:36 am § in Misc.

I am reminded of the old Tonto/Lone Ranger joke: “What do you mean we, white man?”

The term  “race” is a  real problem. The term has no real definition other than the implication that some group of folks have inherited properties that make them very different from other groups.    Let me compare “race” to two other related terms .. “species”[...]

October 22nd, 2017 - 12:51 am § in Science

SUNDAY REVELATIONS: We Were There: Earliest Homo sapiens found in Morocco

300,000 year old remains of 5 people, including an 8 year old child found in a cave in Morocco We have known for several years that Homo sapiens, modern humans,  migrated from Africa into the adjacent areas of Asia, the areas we now call the “Middle East.” In the Middle East they mixe[...]

October 21st, 2017 - 11:27 am § in Misc.

THE Ave Challenge: What Race is This Man?

Our socity is afflicted with the idea that we can defne something called “race.”  Apparently one can not choose one’s race, So, what race is this man?[...]

September 20th, 2017 - 12:22 am § in Misc.

Do Black Lives Matter When The Black Kids Are Small And White?

Remember  Dolazel?   In an era where we accept the idea that Caitlin Jenner was always a female, what happens when an apparently white child identifies as … black?     detroit.cbslocal.com  According to a University of Michigan study, white preschoolers often believe a person’s race [...]

September 17th, 2017 - 1:28 am § in America, Religion

Sunday Revelations: Why don’t “people of color” convert from Buddhism, Hinduism, or state atheism to become AA Baptists?

Interesting thought.. Look at Bobby Jindall Recently he remarked that people of color have no problems excelling in the US if they behave like the majority…. in other words pass for white. Jindall is a convert to Roman Catholicism, Same is true for his female colleague Nicki Haley, the gun tot[...]

August 8th, 2017 - 9:48 am § in Misc.

The Ave Challenge: What Race Was The Man Who Wrote The Three Musketeers?

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

July 27th, 2017 - 10:00 am § in Misc.

Racism .. Chinese Style

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June 12th, 2017 - 12:12 am § in Misc.

Is Wonder Woman Black?

White or Nah? Twitter Is Fuming Over People Saying the New Wonder Woman Is a Person of Color Israeli actress Gal Gadot is the subject of new controversy. People are obsessed with her “race.” She is Jewish. “Color” is a racist term that has NO meaning. As a Jew she could have[...]

June 5th, 2017 - 9:32 am § in Bill of Rights, Hypocrisy, Jefferson, UW

Racism at Evergreen, WASTATE’s Ohso Progressive Campus

50 EVERGREEN FACULTY CALL FOR DISCIPLINARY ACTION AGAINST BIOLOGY PROFESSOR These faculty call on the College to: Demonstrate accountability by pursuing a disciplinary investigation against Bret Weinstein according to guidelines in the Social Contract and Faculty Handbook. Weinst[...]

June 4th, 2017 - 9:17 am § in The Ave Scene

Afraid to Speak In Seattle

LGBTQIA+ SPEAKER CANCELS TOWN HALL APPEARANCE DUE TO DEATH THREATS Author  Keeanga-Yahmatta Taylor is an an assistant professor of African-American studies at Princeton, and a longtime activist. She’s also a friend of local Seattle teacher and activist Jesse Hagopian, who was slated to introduce[...]