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White Poverty and the Legacy of Slavery in the US South

Originally posted on Tropics of Meta:
While the moonlight-and-magnolias myth of the Old South continues to persist, the region’s history actually is much more sinister and grim – even for many white Southerners. Recently scholars have revealed the brutal, bloody…

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I Don’t Accommodate Uncontrolled Men

Originally posted on ezer:
It’s summer! Time for all the the ladies to start posting articles about why it’s not a woman’s responsibility to prevent a man from lusting and all the gentlemen to start posting comments about why it’s…

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The first U.S. penny touts science, not God

Originally posted on Why Evolution Is True:
Reader Will called my attention to a new piece in CNN News describing the auction of the first U.S. one cent coin for a cool 1.2 million dollars. Now that’s a pretty penny! It’s the famous…

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WOMANIFESTO

Originally posted on Libba Bray:
? Congratulations. You have woken the witch that lives deep inside me. You have removed the slumber chains from the giant of old. You have handed me a box of matches and no chaperone And…

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What Now?

Originally posted on Chartwell West:
I’m not a liberal. I’m not a safe space, social crusader. I’m not a sore loser who can’t get over the fact that Hillary Clinton wasn’t elected president. The notion that I had to put…

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So You Want to Wear a Safety Pin

Originally posted on What a Witch:
Great. This is a necessary behavior in the face of the election of the most overtly racist, sexist, xenophobic, anti- gender and sexual minority candidate in the history of the modern United States. You…

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Anne Rice fans know what it means to celebrate Halloween in New Orleans

Originally posted on Spangling the Verse:
Ah, Halloween.  The pumpkins.  The fake blood.  The costumes!!!! The CANDY! And then there are the vampires. No vampire fan worth her wood at stake is not an admirer of Anne Rice and her…

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