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Daily Archives: December 3rd, 2012

A Black Woman’s View of Interracial Marriage

  NESSIE writes: I read some of your posts on interracial marriage and would like to add my voice from a black perspective (I am a black woman). A black male friend of mine was recently engaged to a white girl. I had a weird visceral reaction to the news, but could not put it […]

Rule No. 1: Seek Friction

  JAMES P. writes: Julia writes in the entry about her relative’s homosexual “wedding:” “(Please don’t use my real name if you publish this! My relative is a nasty, outspoken gay rights activist who lives on the West Coast with his millionaire partner. He hates Catholics with a passion and he would have no qualms […]


The Meaning of a Lost Glove

  ALAN writes: One morning last week I was walking along a residential street in south St. Louis when I noticed, there on the sidewalk in front of me, a child’s glove.  No one else was walking nearby.  Evidently it had been dropped and not missed at that moment. So what? So this: It struck me the […]