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Race: A discussion in 10 parts plus a few moments of unsubstantiated theory and one inarguable fact…

Posted on 4 December 2012

1.    Race is bullshit. A meaningless line drawn in sand by men bent on world domination and oppression. It was introduced as a fixed notion, an unchangeable, undeniable fact of world order. Yet from the moment of race’s conception, the amazing diversity of body types, cultures, and traditions on the African continent alone complicated race’s… »

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When Conception Equals Confusion: The Battle Between Mothers and Would-Be Fathers

Posted on 4 December 2012

It happens in silence. A man—young, tall, hooded—sits in a waiting room. All the chairs are taken except the one diagonally across from him. A woman comes in carrying a child. She sits in the only seat available and busies herself removing the child’s coat and hat. The man’s eyes cut to the corner checking… »

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Market Intimacies

Posted on 4 December 2012

Cursing herself and her tomb of a marriage, Sunshine picked up her basket, rested it on her hip and swayed out of the yard. She went to a neighbor’s field to pick wildflowers and went down to the river to rest them on a small mound of earth. With fluttering eyelids, she imagined the twisted… »

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The Sexiest Seconds

Posted on 4 December 2012

When the square comes into view, I freeze. My heart loses its mind and forgets its rhythm. I take a deep breath and instruct it to beat. I count for it, and concentrate on lifting one foot after the other. Every cell in my body knows I am entering your domain. I may find you… »

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