Oh HELL no.

We live in a world in which industry “best of” lists routinely ignore overlook women and people of color in favor of middle-aged white men and the occasional middle-aged white woman.  I guess, in Anis Shivani’s eyes, that means women and people of color are, by default, totally craptastic. In his recent HuffPo article, “TheContinue reading “Oh HELL no.”

Black Like Me

In 1959, John Howard Griffin (a white journalist) developed and participated in a controversial experiment.  Curious to learn what life was like for black people in the South, he darkened his skin with medication and dye, then headed on a six-week-long journey through the south.  Black Like Me is an autobiographical account of Griffin’s experiences. Continue reading “Black Like Me”