We both spent way too much time this week reading through hundreds of pages of Yo, Is this Racist? That prompted a response from one of us to this poignant post on stirrup queens, not so much for the act itself (which was obviously racist), but for the clueless racist comments in the comments section. (#2 notes, this one is funny)
Isis discusses privilege and what we wish for our children. I agree.
Squeezed between feminism talks about her experiences slouching towards feminism. It, combined with a realization about a couple of my senior (white, female) colleagues, is helping to illuminate what the younger black studies guy in my department has been trying to explain to me about the failures and backlash of second wave feminism and… I should probably talk about this in another post. (#2 says, Intersectionality or GTFO)
Historiann introduces ask a slave.
Perhaps if folks tried to relate more with people whose experiences were different from their own, they’d become better people. Just sayin’. From the little professor.
excelsior bev tells us about her unfavorite things.
the only good use for kale (though #1 likes kale chips)
He’s just got to go.
The toast provides evidence that oscar wilde and walt whitman totally did it.
this otter has mad juggling skillz
zomg we found the perfect journal
What now suggests sucking less.
We were in this week’s carnival of personal finance. It’s extra cranky this week. Also figured out why people are so down on link loves from it. Well, we only link to things we think are worth reading and I don’t think we do quid pro quo links, or if we are, we’re doing it wrong because we’re not getting the quid part in return.