Category Race

Saturday Night Live

Last Saturday night there was a festival in a park near our condo, and folks were parked in the streets and tailgating on the sidewalks. In my attempt to get to the gate in front of our building, I said, “Excuse me” to a group of partiers. And then I was called a “fat cracker-a** […]

Accidental Racist

This week you have likely heard at least one opinion of Brad Paisley’s new song “Accidental Racist,” featuring LL Cool J. If this is news to you or sounds like it’s straight from The Onion, here are articles from The Atlantic and NPR’s All Things Considered to bring you up to speed. I find the questions I’ve been […]