The Blog and the Bullet

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Archive for March 3rd, 2007

Lt. Watada

Posted by Jack Stephens on March 3, 2007

Michael Lujan Bevacqua, of the blog No Rest for th Awake – Minagahet Chamorro, blogs about the case of Lt. Ehren Watada’s refusal to serve in Iraq:

Watada is an officer, who in exchange, for slightly more freedom, slightly more money and more opportunity is supposed to help manage the rabble. His objection to the war is dangerous to the military which is struggling to convince an underpaid and overworked, all volunteer military whose belief that the Iraq war was or is necessary is slowly eroding, to stay the course.

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Abahlali baseMjondolo

Posted by Jack Stephens on March 3, 2007

Sokari blogs about the South African people power movement Abahlali baseMjondolo in her blog Black Looks:

The Abahlali baseMjondolo is an example of how communities can organise and challenge the oppression and marginalisation they face on a daily basis.

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Keep It On The DL

Posted by Jack Stephens on March 3, 2007

Ask This Black Woman posts a blog on Bono’s comment that “emasculation” is one of the leading causes for the spread of AIDs in the Black community:

“Emasculation” sounds like homophobia and scapegoating to me. Bono is blaming DL men for the HIV epidemic in the African-American community. It is becoming well known among HIV activists and educators that focusing on DL behavior actually misses the real and more risky behavior causing the epidemic. That behavior is promiscuous heterosexuality.

For more on DL men click here.

Posted in Black Issues, HIV/AIDS, LGBTQI Issues | 1 Comment »