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Dr Edward Rhymes, author of When Racism Is Law & Prejudice Is Policy, is an internationally recognized authority in the areas of critical race theory and Black Studies. Please view his Rhymes Consulting Services website at www.rhymesworld.com/
SHARE Wednesday, April 2, 2008 Misdirections and Misconceptions: Welfare & Affirmative Action Part 2
In light of Pat Buchanan's bigoted and erroneous assertions, I felt it necessary to clear the air. In this two-parter (excerpted from my essay "Losing What We Never Had) I address the misconceptions, myths and outright lies concerning welfare and affirmative action. I also will be deconstructing what is and what is not called racial preferences.
(1 comments) SHARE Wednesday, July 29, 2009 Mike Huckabee: Civil Rights Leader?
Republican Party darling Mike Huckabee, during a recent speech, decided to dispense some tough love to a predominantly white audience when he voiced his concerns about the state of affairs in American white communities.
(11 comments) SHARE Sunday, May 6, 2007 400 Years And Counting
When my book, When Racism Is Law & Prejudice Is Policy, was published in January of this year I never made the connection of my book and the 400th year anniversary of the Jamestown settlement. This commemoration has even drawn Queen Elizabeth to our shores. I was looking to share some passages from my book, and this look at 400 years of American history provides the perfect opportunity.
(18 comments) SHARE Thursday, March 20, 2008 Sometimes It Causes Me to Tremble: America's Anti-Americanism
This is an honest and thorough accounting of the whole of American History. The disregard of other cultures and peoples is not an anomaly or aberration, but it is a recurring theme in U.S. history. And it is this history that is as much to America's shame as the merits of Ellis Island & the Statue of Liberty and other attributes are to her glory.
(4 comments) SHARE Tuesday, June 12, 2007 Singing Soprano, While Dissin' the Bass: America's White Thug Love & Ethnically Acceptable Violence
As the popular HBO series The Sopranos winds down to a close; and the show's stars make the rounds of talk & late-night shows, I find myself perplexed by America's fascination with this program. Then again, why should I be? This is just another example of America's propensity to embrace the glorification of violence and criminal activity in entertainment when those pulling the triggers and those doing the killing are white