Tag Archives: Ralph Ellison’s Invisible Man

Building the Discreetly Angry Black Man

If you’re not in the office, listen to the song Run Charlie Run. It’s from 1972 from The Temptations. If you’re of a certain age you remember the big hit from that album, All Directions – Papa Was a Rollin’ … Continue reading

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No Invisible Men

An interesting item from Alfred McCoy – it seems that opium farming generates fifty percent of Afghanistan’s GDP and supports twenty percent of its population. So he suggests we think about this: To understand the Afghan War, one basic point … Continue reading

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