How Not to Write About Africa
Always use the word ‘Africa’ or ‘Darkness’ or ‘Safari’ in your title. Subtitles may include the words ‘Zanzibar’, ‘Masai’, ‘Zulu’, ‘Zambezi’, ‘Congo’, ‘Nile’, ‘Big’, ‘Sky’, ‘Shadow’, ‘Drum’, ‘Sun’ or ‘Bygone’. Also...
I just realized I'm the Woody Allen of Berry...
Sometimes I just want to tell people at my school that Africa doesn’t just exist so white people can go there and feel like they’ve done something spiritually significant because they were uncomfortable for a few days because they became aware of their white privilege.
I don’t care any more about the handsome wealthy boys who come gingerly...– Sylvia Plath
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RIP Alexander McQueen (1969-2010)
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Resegregation of American Schools
So much depends on a yellow bus, winding its way across the North Carolina landscape. For decades, this was how Wake County integrated its schools. Buses would pick up public school students in largely minority communities along the Raleigh Beltline; in affluent Cary, a Raleigh suburb; in dozens of small towns and unincorporated communities around this fast growing state capital. Most of the...