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In the wake of last night's debate debacle, where Scott Brown continued to sling his ignorant views on Native identity, I'm sharing this message written by Patrick Sauer , a freelance writer based ...
by xopherma
Comment Count 90 comments on Tue Oct 02, 2012 at 07:29 PM PDT with 449 Recommends
I encourage all you non-Native-American Native Americans out there to send your own message -- let's teach Sen. Brown a lesson about identity. More after ye olde squiggle.
by xopherma
Comment Count 115 comments on Fri Sep 28, 2012 at 02:20 PM PDT with 408 Recommends
by Delaware Dem
Comment Count 443 comments on Wed Jun 07, 2006 at 07:48 PM PDT with 352 Recommends
Newt Gingrich has repeatedly shown that he is an existentially ugly person. Therefore, his repeated comments about the black poor, and “inner city” communities, where people “don’t have a ...
by chaunceydevega
Comment Count 191 comments on Thu Dec 29, 2011 at 12:29 PM PST with 340 Recommends
This is an excellent video by Marina Watanabe. As an American Indian of mixed blood (my Certificate of Degree of Indian Blood says I'm 3/8s, but my reality is a bit more complex than that), I ...
by Meteor Blades
Comment Count 293 comments on Mon Apr 13, 2015 at 02:06 PM PDT with 322 Recommends
I just completed what should have been a simple task: renewing my drivers license. In the past the most odious things about it was taking a half or full day off work (the DMV keeps "bankers hours" ...
by Puddytat
Comment Count 270 comments on Tue Feb 12, 2013 at 12:07 PM PST with 322 Recommends
I just received a notice on the renewal of my Drivers License in Wisconsin. I've had one since 1969. It now requires I bring a certified copy of my Birth Certificate with me when I renew along ...
by Puddytat
Comment Count 295 comments on Mon Jan 28, 2013 at 12:55 PM PST with 203 Recommends
“My name is Fountain Hughes … My grandfather belonged to Thomas Jefferson.” Hughes then begins a wily standoff with his white interviewer, Hermond Norwood, digressing into his ...
by chaunceydevega
Comment Count 73 comments on Wed Dec 07, 2011 at 04:29 PM PST with 126 Recommends
I wanted to share with the community a story - my story - on finding "who" I am, my family's history, and how it has changed my life. I'm going to start this story at about where I started on my ...
by AZ Independent
Comment Count 100 comments on Mon Aug 01, 2011 at 12:24 PM PDT with 116 Recommends
I was 11 years old, and I'll never forget how that moment felt. I was watching "Rocky III." Mickey—Rocky's trainer and mentor—had just died after telling his protege: "I love ya, kid, I love ...
by Ian Reifowitz
Comment Count 117 comments on Sun Dec 29, 2013 at 10:00 AM PST with 99 Recommends
“I’m very disappointed with Governor Romney’s analysis... we didn’t lose Asian-Americans because they got any gifts. This is the hardest-working and most successful ethnic group in America ��
by Wanderer1961
Comment Count 65 comments on Sun Mar 03, 2013 at 05:03 PM PST with 89 Recommends
How do we know ourselves? M. asked me a question as I was tucking him into bed, just prior to our reading time. "Am I disabled? Or am I a child?" The form ...
by JrCrone
Comment Count 61 comments on Sun Apr 20, 2014 at 04:00 PM PDT with 82 Recommends
by pastordan
Comment Count 194 comments on Thu Jul 27, 2006 at 07:17 PM PDT with 80 Recommends
The ugly truth of my past thoughts and actions is that for the first half of my life, I was ignorant, uninformed, sexist and dangerous to trans identified persons.  I would laugh at or remain ...
by sexgenderbody
Comment Count 46 comments on Sat Nov 23, 2013 at 11:58 PM PST with 69 Recommends
This diary is a self reflective one as diaries traditionally once were. But I think it is kinda fun to have other people read it so here goes. Yesterday while talking to a woman I have seen once a ...
by TexMex
Comment Count 124 comments on Fri Apr 30, 2010 at 07:28 AM PDT with 66 Recommends
To this point I have refrained from writing anything about Chelsea Manning. I just didn't want to get involved with the controversy surrounding what she did. Some people view her as a heroic figure.
by rserven
Comment Count 64 comments on Sat Mar 22, 2014 at 04:00 PM PDT with 60 Recommends
Early yesterday morning, I posted this piece about being home from the hospital ...
by Julie Waters
Comment Count 56 comments on Sun Nov 20, 2011 at 02:00 PM PST with 55 Recommends
The movie star Tony Curtis died this past week at 85. Curtis occupies a special place in my mental pantheon, ...
by arlenegoldbard
Comment Count 31 comments on Sun Oct 03, 2010 at 08:20 AM PDT with 55 Recommends
While "Change" is the refrain by which Obama will make history this November, I'd like to show you some of the small ways candidacy has already altered hearts and minds-- at the very least, mine.
by LoneBlackMan
Comment Count 59 comments on Mon Jul 07, 2008 at 03:32 PM PDT with 55 Recommends
by rserven
Comment Count 25 comments on Fri Mar 04, 2011 at 03:45 PM PST with 54 Recommends