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by Robinswing
Comment Count 274 comments on Fri Sep 17, 2010 at 10:16 AM PDT with 49 Recommends
by Robinswing
Comment Count 331 comments on Fri Sep 03, 2010 at 10:05 AM PDT with 130 Recommends
by Robinswing
Comment Count 325 comments on Fri Aug 27, 2010 at 10:14 AM PDT with 55 Recommends
The Black woman has not a few friends that ...
by Robinswing
Comment Count 1219 comments on Fri Aug 20, 2010 at 10:20 AM PDT with 128 Recommends
I told you change is loud. Loud like the sound of locomotives coming right at you. The up close sound of a buzz saw. It has so many voices. Time to pick one. To listen to. ...
by Robinswing
Comment Count 252 comments on Fri Aug 06, 2010 at 10:06 AM PDT with 50 Recommends
I am a person who loves words. Always have. They are for me precious in their ability to communicate ideas. It is a way for me to observe a person's inner framing. For some, words are things they ...
by Robinswing
Comment Count 282 comments on Fri Jul 30, 2010 at 10:03 AM PDT with 43 Recommends
by Robinswing
Comment Count 338 comments on Fri Aug 13, 2010 at 10:01 AM PDT with 45 Recommends
The blackwoman wasn't going to write a diary today. It's been a long, exhausting week. My body hurts. My soul aches. Sometimes though, folk go a bridge too far. The so called TeaParty folk have ...
by Robinswing
Comment Count 185 comments on Fri Jul 16, 2010 at 09:05 AM PDT with 48 Recommends
The blackwoman hasn't been around much lately. Real life is far more compelling. The DK might be real life for some, but not the kid. Since the beginning of the year, I feel like I've marched ...
by Robinswing
Comment Count 155 comments on Fri Jul 09, 2010 at 08:12 AM PDT with 43 Recommends
The blackwoman has been quiet long enough. Some things need to be said and since no one else seems to be saying, I will.
by Robinswing
Comment Count 756 comments on Fri Jul 23, 2010 at 09:58 AM PDT with 79 Recommends
Good morning everyone! As you know from last week, Robinswing will not be here today. She said last Friday: "I am leaving for Chicago. My father is in hospice. My mother is by his side. I ...
by SlackwareGrrl
Comment Count 129 comments on Fri May 14, 2010 at 08:00 AM PDT with 31 Recommends
My mother whose nickname is Tennessee Sweetie is one of the best things about my life. No one has ever heard my mother raise her voice. She never had to. Her ability to raise an eyebrow was enough ...
by Robinswing
Comment Count 335 comments on Fri May 07, 2010 at 08:58 AM PDT with 77 Recommends
I do not like horror movies. Never have. Never will. Growing up a black female in America has always been horrifying enough. There are real life monsters roaming American cities.The mean streets of ...
by Robinswing
Comment Count 395 comments on Fri Apr 30, 2010 at 08:05 AM PDT with 72 Recommends
The Civil Rights Movement continues. We just don't do that much walking anymore. We learned a lot about the nature of racial politics. Had to. As Adept2U once put it, black folk been hearing dog ...
by Robinswing
Comment Count 335 comments on Fri Apr 23, 2010 at 09:00 AM PDT with 113 Recommends
Black women have been doing it for themselves for a long time. Sojourner Truth was the first black woman to take a white man to court. Her free son was taken and illegally sold into slavery. She ...
by Robinswing
Comment Count 1277 comments on Fri Apr 16, 2010 at 08:09 AM PDT with 192 Recommends
I had hoped to stay out of this and remain silent. I can no longer do this. I have watched with some amusement as the managing editor of Black Kos has tried to build bridges with those who not only ...
by Robinswing
Comment Count 1342 comments on Fri Apr 09, 2010 at 08:09 AM PDT with 89 Recommends