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Tag Archives: James Baldwin
Network television. Just what we’d expect the President to have a relish for. The commander in chief watching Neilson rated drama. This president with elite status I.Q. A stinging critique, but nothing here that is not known; America is a … Continue reading
Cut off your tree. We are often told in the Palestinian rhetoric how the olive tree is the food of spirituality connected to the soil, all in a distinct and sanctified relation to the above. Allah’s benign and not so … Continue reading
James Cone’s The Cross and the Lynching Tree is a perplexing book.You wonder if its socialism using religion as a pretext to promote ideology or whether the attack against money is part of a larger value system intrinsic to the … Continue reading
Huckleberry Finn as everyman. Chronic suffering of brain cramps, broken by occasional lapses of sanity. The decision by a publishing house, NewSouth Books, from Alabama, to exchange the nigger word in Mark Twain’s “Huckleberry Finn”, , for “slave” , or … Continue reading
Politically correct. Civilized. Lynchings and catfish and the more “dangerous” notions of interracial sex.”How could a black revolutionary ever be sure that white radicals would not return to the fold of white racism.” …IS the road to racism, a separate … Continue reading