Category Archives: Urban Culture

  1. Reflection on ‘Birth of A Nation’

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    October 8, 2016 by Kyle

    My wife and I saw ‘Birth of a Nation’ last night within a predominantly suburban white community. The theater was …
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  2. “My black friend agrees…”

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    April 9, 2016 by Kyle

    “I have a friend…who is black and they agree with me” This is one of those lines that I have …
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  3. Walk and Chew: Black Obligation to Multi-Task Issues of Injustice

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    March 21, 2016 by Kyle

    In my lifetime, I have sat through sermons, discussions, Sunday school lessons centered on stopping violence within the black community. I have been to funerals of young victims and have had family who’ve been victims of violent urban crime. As unsettling as all this has been, what is equally unsettling and off putting is hearing chastisement from those within and outside of the black community regarding issues of external oppression.

  4. ‘Under My Skin’ Panel at ABS on Race

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    March 19, 2016 by Kyle

  5. The Drama of Willful Blindness

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    January 23, 2016 by Kyle

    Another example of the willful blindness of many

  6. 2015 in review…I wish I blogged a lot more but…

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    December 30, 2015 by Kyle

    The stats helper monkeys prepared a 2015 annual report for this blog. Here’s an excerpt: A New York City …
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  7. Black Face, White Tongue


    November 27, 2015 by Kyle

    This is not about my experience growing up as a young black kid in North Philly who went to predominantly …
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