Family Brawl At Walmart

In Arizona, at a Walmart parking lot, a family gets into a brawl with the cops.
A Walmart employee called the cops because of an incident with one of the family members. Police arrived on the scene and the dash cam captured everything (skip to about the 6:22 mark to see the whole thing.) » 4/13/15 3:08am Monday 3:08am

Backlash Blues By Langston Hughes

This was one of the last of Langston Hughes' protest poems before his death in 1967. The backlash is the white racist reaction to the US civil rights movement which began around 1964 with increased racist attacks on blacks in the US, the war in Vietnam and the subsequent diminishing of prospects for fairier society… » 1/07/15 2:55pm 1/07/15 2:55pm

You Don’t Need a Court Verdict to Voice an Opinion

Whenever accusations of inappropriate behavior arise, there is a subset of internet commenters who channel Jack McCoy and speak as though Law & Order is real life. This misogynistic trend has never been more true than when a woman or women accuse a high profile man of sexually inappropriate behavior. » 1/06/15 1:45am 1/06/15 1:45am

My Holiday Sacrifice Update: My Cat Has Asthma and It Sounds Expensive

I live in one bedroom cottage that was built almost one hundred of years ago. Despite it being old, it has been renovated over time, but only has a heater unit that was put into my living room. And because life can be a child at times, my house roasts in the summer and freezes in the winter.
Since the heater only heats… » 12/18/14 4:47pm 12/18/14 4:47pm

RedWriter's Hair Journey-Part 1

As I've gotten older, my hair has become ridiculously hard to manage, added to the fact that I've inherited the "carry stress in your hair" gene from my mom's side of the family so it's a mess. This is a major reason I'm a wig whore. I used to wear weaves and braids but I've gotten impatient with the process. But now… » 12/16/14 5:41pm 12/16/14 5:41pm