Archive for August, 2003

When Paranoia Meets Prejudice: Debunking the Notion of a Jewish Conspiracy

Published on Tolerance.org, 8/19/03 Several years ago, when I began to write essays on racism for a number of internet-based publications, I made the decision to include my e-mail address at the bottom of every article. This, despite my awareness that doing so would prompt any number of cranks to write me, expressing contempt for [...]

Resurrecting Mandingo: Black Sexuality in the White Imagination

Published as a ZNet Commentary, www.zmag.org, 8/6/03 When it comes to creativity, you really have to hand it to racists. Indeed, I have always been truly amazed by the twisted logic such folks can muster in order to rationalize their prejudices. Likewise, I am nothing short of stunned by the extent to which they will [...]