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Mobs, Cracker Barrel, and Hunters . . . Oh My!

By Fallon 6:05 pm September 18, 2009 So, what does a frog, a violent racist white man, and non-violent racially complicit white people have in common? Well, they’re all  mammals. No, that’s not the answer because a frog is an amphibian. What they have in common is that they all contribute if not directly participate […]

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Why I want(ed) to be a Disney Princess

By Supernerd 2:52 am July 16, 2009   What I find hard to process about the previous post about not wanting to be a Disney Princess is that the author belittles “traditional fairytales.” She [the author] claims that “they are limited and untrue for poor working class black girls like [herself].” She asserts that “Prince […]

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I Don’t Won’t to Be No Disney Princess!

By Fallon 9:22 pm July 6, 2009 Like most little black girls growing up in abusive  homes, I dreamed and sometimes daydreamed of being rescued from my reality. I wished I had a fairy godmother who would flick her magical wand singing, “Salagadoola mechicka boola bibbidi-bobbidi-boo. Put ‘em together and what have you got bibbidi-bobbidi-boo,” […]

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