Monthly Archives: August 2012

Lessons in Love

When Love Hurts:  Rihanna and the Specter of Intimate-Partner Abuse In a recent interview with Oprah, a teary Rihanna poignantly said of her attacker, “He made that mistake because he needed help.  Who is going to help him? … IRead the Rest »

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THE OLYMPICS AND THE ENDURING LESSONS OF SPORTS

 “Big-Up” to the Jamaicans and the Jamaican-Diasporic People! Okay, Affirming Community, you’re on to me.  I’ll start my Olympics roundup with yet another love letter to the island of my parents’ birth Jamaica, and just get it out of theRead the Rest »

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