Book Review: The White Boy Shuffle

Whiteys praying to their black poet-god to absolve them of their sins crying, “I understand! I understand!” – from The White Boy Shuffle  After picking up a copy of poet Paul Beatty’s 1996 novel, you’ll probably read the back cover. Here, you’ll find a vague description that says, “black boy moves to the ghetto, becomes unlikely basketball star … More Book Review: The White Boy Shuffle

The Truest Americans

It is obvious to me: groups of citizens simply trying to be respected for and in-spite of their color, creed, or culture fundamentally represent the values of This Great Nation. An angry fire deep in my belly ignites when people with hate and disrespect growing like a weed in their mouth claim to be the truest representation of American values. … More The Truest Americans