Tag Archives: Relationships

Song Lyrics and the Evolution of Thought: “Sharleena” and “Hey Joe”

Your idols are human, they will let you down. The important thing is to know what about them inspired you, and what about them you do not want for yourself.  Continue reading

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That Time a Trans Woman Saved My Life

Last week, I chatted with a former student. The last time I saw this student in the spring, she had long curls. This time, they were cut short. I said, “You cut your hair!” She and I talked about curly … Continue reading

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Why Black People Love Empire

Black people love Empire because this is the first time we have ever seen a big budget soap opera on a broadcast network that focused on a Black family. Much like Dallas (1978-1991) and Dynasty (1986-1991), both of which aired over … Continue reading

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