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To Repel Ghosts

0 Comments · Wednesday, February 11, 2015
There is this joke among black people — remember first that humor about cultural diminishment ain’t funny and not all blacks know one another — that says Black History Month is in February because it’s the shortest month of the year.  

Taking a Toll

0 Comments · Wednesday, February 4, 2015
I would not trade the liberation of working for myself — of coming up with ideas and translating them into paid words, or teaching at the University of Cincinnati or working with Northside teenagers — for stacks of cash at a more reliable, albeit mind-numbing, soul-sucking job.  

Norwood: UpSouth

0 Comments · Wednesday, January 28, 2015
In a letter dated Dec. 22 that has now come to light, Norwood Mayor Thomas F. Williams penned a bon mot to the Norwood Police Department slamming black civil rights leaders and do-nothing politicians.  

Forever Yours, Mitt Romney

0 Comments · Wednesday, January 21, 2015
Whatever being president means, I want it and when I lost in 2012 I did what all sickeningly wealthy people do — I spent money.  

From 1965 Selma to Right Now

0 Comments · Wednesday, January 14, 2015
Readers might assume this a movie review. It is not. Readers might want to get on with it, forget about our recent past, stop drumming up old shit. I cannot.   

By Any Other Name

0 Comments · Wednesday, January 7, 2015
Joshua Alcorn was born a boy but reportedly felt “like a girl trapped in a boy’s body” since he was 4 years old.   

There Went the Neighborhood

0 Comments · Wednesday, December 31, 2014
The city of Cincinnati has designated Woodburn Avenue in my East Walnut Hills neighborhood an “entertainment district.”  

“...And Justice for All?”

0 Comments · Wednesday, December 17, 2014
Blackness is now a joke, a punch line every single non-black-skinned person is in on at our expense.
  

On Being White

0 Comments · Wednesday, December 3, 2014
The resignation of Officer Darren Wilson is not noble or brave or even sacrificial on its face.  

Thanks and Giving

0 Comments · Tuesday, November 25, 2014
The holidays aren’t complete without the macabre sight of our neediest brothers and sisters lined up all over town in inclement weather waiting for handouts — boxes of food, a turkey, clothing, maybe a voucher or two for free furniture.