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I Want To Go Back There

Posted by loud&clear on August 5, 2014 at 10:05 AM Comments comments (0)

The following is a recollection made by Liz Gilbert, author of Eat, Pray, Love. I can deeply relate to her story, so I want to save it and share it here. And like Liz, I want to go back there.


Something happened to me last year, that I've been trying to wrap my mind around ever since. It was the middle of the night, and I got an email from an old friend who was enraged at me. The details don't m...

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Thoughts on Lonnae O'Neal Parker's article "White Girl?" By Beth Gray

Posted by loud&clear on March 9, 2012 at 10:00 AM Comments comments (1)

"White Girl?" Dialogue, Seattle Times


My, my and all the fuss from a few family site members about my racial topics back in the day. Well kiddos, that's all anyone is talking about now, even making money off of the topic. Check out multiracial Beth Gray's rant below. A rant that I can totally understand, because it makes sense. Enjoy!

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Posted by Kahlil Digitalx on July 23, 2011 at 11:34 AM Comments comments (0)

Multiracial Whiteness

Posted by loud&clear on March 13, 2011 at 9:55 PM Comments comments (1)

A blog prompted by the comment below from a mixed person, who self-identifies as black, on the article that is referred to further in this piece:

Mixed person's comment: Here's the issue, whites have never acccepted those who are different from what they are. This is the reason why it is easier to ass...

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Cary, A.D. and Me

Posted by loud&clear on February 27, 2011 at 3:35 PM Comments comments (1)

Another old post from the Myfamily.com Archives: 

As it always is, I am focusing on my controversial maternal family history, and the ancestors and descendants who were/are not dark-skinned people, or who don't feel that they are Black or African American just because they are a different shade...

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Halle Berry: Nahla is Black Because of One Drop Rule (I love Halle, but is she crazy!!)

Posted by loud&clear on February 27, 2011 at 12:54 PM Comments comments (1)

Everyone has an opinion on this subject. Call it a one drop theory or call it a one drop rule it matters not. It is only certian groups or cultures in society that still believe in the theory/rule and it's not necessarily white folks. I personally have no problem with a person identifying with only one part of their heritage, espe...

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In A Perfect World

Posted by loud&clear on February 10, 2011 at 7:41 PM Comments comments (0)

"The Lives of Jean Toomer: A Hunger for Wholeness" 


I have not read any of Jean Toomer's work as of yet, only articles, some of his poems and this book about his life. The authors try to keep Toomer's varied accomplishments in perspective. They aim to correct misunderstandings regarding Toomer's...

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Mom's Festive Recipe For Sauerkraut & Pork & Then Some!

Posted by loud&clear on February 10, 2011 at 7:38 PM Comments comments (0)

Seriously, this is good!!! It's not just a recipe. 


Mom's Festive Recipe For Sauerkraut & Pork:


Quantitiy by amount of people being served. Measure to taste

- Bagged sauerkraut

- A good cut of pork

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Race Exhibit

Posted by loud&clear on February 10, 2011 at 7:35 PM Comments comments (0)

RACE: Are We So Different?

The Exhibit

Learn more at:

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