Posts Tagged ‘dark

18
Apr
13

A word from Don

So John King is apoplectic that people are questioning if he’s a racist or not, too bad, he signed up for it when he went on national t.v. and said the Boston bombing suspects were black….I mean dark skinned. Let me tell you what I didn’t sign up for, I didn’t sign up to be followed around a department store, I didn’t sign up to have women clutch their purses as they walk in my direction, I didn’t sign up to hear the sound of car doors being locked as I crossed the goddamn street with bags of groceries in both arms, I didn’t sign up to walk in a bank to get some money out of my account and have the teller walk in a back room with my I.D. and have me wait for twenty fucking minutes just to get money out of my account, I didn’t sign up to have some white guy ask me I if was from this country just because I knew who Leon Panetta was, I didn’t sign up to have a realtor question me about my credit score and whether or not I’ve ever been arrested before I could finish saying hello, I didn’t sign up to have a waiter tell me the food in the restaurant I was in was expensive before he gave my wife and I the fucking menu. I’m not telling you these things because I’m looking for sympathy, I’m just telling you about the shit that the average black man has to put up with, so when John King gets upset at getting called out for an error he made, he should get on his goddamn knees and pray to his god that he doesn’t have to go through the same bullshit that the average black guy walking down the street does. Am I angry, hell yes, have I given up hope about the idea that a person should be judged by the content of their character and not the color of their skin, hell no.

06
Apr
11

okay, where’s boehner, let me at him

President Obama returns to the White House after a visit to Philadelphia and New York, April 6. The President plans on meeting tonight with Senator Harry Reid and Representative John Boehner to break a stalemate in budget negotiations

Members of the Secret Service await the return of President outside the Oval Office

04
Dec
10

long day’s journey into night

President Barack Obama returns to the White House after a surprise visit to Afghanistan. Air Force One landed at Andrews Air Force Base at 6:08 a.m. At 6:24 a.m., the president was on his way to the White House aboard Marine One.

10
Oct
10

travel light

President Barack Obama waits in his limousine after the motorcade arrived at Westchester County Airport, N.Y., on a rainy night, Sept. 16, 2010. (Official White House Photo by Pete Souza)




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